Funding for this research was provided by:
Università degli Studi di Milano (Bando Sostegno alla Ricerca, LINEA B)
Received: 11 April 2019
Accepted: 19 November 2019
First Online: 27 December 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The specimens were collected in the context of previous studies [CitationRef removed] performed at the “Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori” (Milan, Italy) in the framework of the project No. 9998 funded by Associazione Italiana per la Ricerca sul Cancro (AIRC) Special Program Molecular Clinical Oncology 5 per mille 2010 and approved by C.E.S.A. (Ethical Committee for Animal Experimentation, of the National Cancer Institute Foundation – see Additional file InternalRef removed) and the Italian Ministry of Health [CitationRef removed].
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare no competing interests.