Funding for this research was provided by:
Breast Cancer Research
Received: 12 July 2017
Accepted: 5 February 2018
First Online: 20 February 2018
Change Date: 13 March 2018
Change Type: Correction
Change Details: It has been highlighted that the original manuscript contains a typesetting error regarding the authorship.
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study was conducted in accordance with the granted National University of Ireland Galway and University College Hospital Galway ethical approval. All patients had histologically confirmed breast cancer and all relevant clinic-pathological and demographic data were obtained from a prospectively maintained breast cancer database.
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