Text and Data Mining valid from 2018-08-06
Received: 25 February 2018
Accepted: 23 July 2018
First Online: 6 August 2018
Compliance with Ethical Standards
: This study was approved by the Institutional Review Board of the Osaka International Cancer Institute. All patients signed a written informed consent. Data collection and analysis were performed in compliance with the Helsinki Declaration of 1975.
: Drs. Yuki Ushimaru, Takeshi Omori, Yoshiyuki Fujiwara, Yoshitomo Yanagimoto, Keijiro Sugimura, Kazuyoshi Yamamoto, Jeong-Ho Moon, Hiroshi Miyata, Masayuki Ohue, and Masahiko Yano have no conflicts of interest or financial ties to declare.
: There are no funding sources for this study or any associated financial conflicts.