Funding for this research was provided by:
Folke Hermansen fund (422102)
Received: 28 August 2016
Accepted: 23 January 2018
First Online: 7 February 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Colon and lung tumor biopsies, normal mucosa, and lymph node biopsies were obtained from patients and controls recruited into two prospective clinical studies previously approved by the Norwegian Regional Ethical Committee West (approval 197.04) and the Norwegian Regional Ethical Commmittee South (approval S-05307). Written informed consents from the donors were obtained for the use of their tissue samples in research.
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