Funding for this research was provided by:
The research Council of Lillebaelt Hospital (100.000 DKK)
Dansk Kræftforsknings Fond (127.000 DKK)
Received: 19 April 2018
Accepted: 1 February 2019
First Online: 12 February 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The Regional Committees on Health Research Ethics for Southern Denmark approved the study and exempted the study from the rule of informed consent in their approvel (S-20140119). The study was also approved by the Danish Data Protection Agency (14/26345). All patients were screened in the Danish Registry of Tissue Utilization before enrollment in the study.
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