Funding for this research was provided by:
Sardinian Regional Government (Regione Autonoma della Sardegna).
Text and Data Mining valid from 2019-11-11
Received: 21 May 2019
Accepted: 18 October 2019
First Online: 11 November 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: All study participants provided written consent. The study was approved by the Committee for the Ethics of the Research and Bioethics of the National Research Council (CNR).
: All the patients provided written informed consent for the anonymous use of their clinical data for the purposes of the study.
: Giuseppe Palmieri has/had an advisory role for Bristol Myers Squibb, Incyte, Merck Sharp & Dohme, Novartis, Pierre Fabre, and Roche-Genetech. All the remaining authors declare no conflict of interest.