Funding for this research was provided by:
Stichting A Sister's Hope (4400-41200)
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Received: 21 August 2017
Accepted: 18 May 2018
First Online: 24 July 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The original trial was approved by the central ethics committee of the Netherlands Cancer Institute and written informed consent was obtained from all study participants. For this retrospective translational study, no additional consent was required according to Dutch legislation [ CitationRef removed ], since the use of archival pathology left-over material does not interfere with patient care. Tumor tissue was handled according to the Dutch code of conduct for dealing responsibly with human tissue in the context of health research [ CitationRef removed ].
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