Funding for this research was provided by:
China Scholarship Council (CSC201606325044)
Terry Fox Foundation (201012TFF)
Prostate Cancer Canada (T2013-01)
National Natural Science Foundation of China (81472397)
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Received: 5 October 2018
Accepted: 16 January 2019
First Online: 18 February 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study protocol was approved by the ethics committee at Shanghai Changhai Hospital. Participants gave written informed consent to participate and for investigators to obtain access to their medical records.
: Not applicable.
: Dr. Ye Feng is a member of the editorial board (Associate Editor) of BMC Genomics. He as well as other authors declares no conflict of interest.
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