Funding for this research was provided by:
National Natural Science Foundation of China (81372501, 30900650)
Natural Science Foundation of Guangdong Province (S2012010008378, 2011B031800025)
Guangzhou Science and Technology Planning Program (2014J4100132, 2015A020214010)
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Received: 11 February 2017
Accepted: 28 March 2018
First Online: 10 April 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study was approved by the Institutional Review Board of the First Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University, for the present retrieval of cancer specimens and associated clinical data from our institute (Reference number: 20150228). Consent forms were obtained prior to this study from every included patient.All animal procedures were approved by the ethical committee of the First Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University and performed in accordance with the guidelines provided by the National Institute of Health Guide for Care and Use of Animals.
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