Funding for this research was provided by:
Received: 21 October 2020
Accepted: 18 January 2021
First Online: 15 February 2021
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The usage of archived diagnostic left-over tissues for manufacturing of tissue microarrays, their analysis for research purposes and patient data analysis has been approved by local laws (HmbKHG, §12,1) and by the local ethics committee (Ethics commission Hamburg, WF-049/09). All work has been carried out in compliance with the Helsinki Declaration.
: Not applicable.
: The Institute of Pathology of the UKE receives royalties on the sale of CK18 clone MSVA-118 from MS Validated Antibodies GmbH (owned by a family member of GS).