Funding for this research was provided by:
European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer
Received: 11 April 2020
Accepted: 26 October 2020
First Online: 16 November 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The ethics committee of Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) approved the study by sending a letter to JDB. For all patients written informed consent was provided to use the data for scientific research.
: The study was submitted to a functioning Institutional Review Board (IRB) for review and approval. Consent was provided for publication.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests. The data reported here have been supplied by the Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation (MMRF) as the contractor for the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR). The interpretation and reporting of these data are the responsibility of the author(s) and in no way should be seen as an official policy of or interpretation by the SRTR or the U.S. Government.This study used data from the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR). The SRTR data system includes data on all donor, wait-listed candidates, and transplant recipients in the US, submitted by the members of the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN). The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services provides oversight to the activities of the OPTN and SRTR contractors.