Funding for this research was provided by:
Sabine Dörges Stiftung für Krebskranke Kinder und Jugendliche
Received: 15 April 2018
Accepted: 20 February 2019
First Online: 1 March 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study was approved by the local ethics committee (Ethikkommission der Landesärztekammer Baden-Württemberg, F-2010-030) and undertaken in accordance with national law, institutional ethical standards, and the Helsinki Declaration. Written informed consent was provided either by the patient or a legally competent next of kin prior to the first study specific intervention.
: As part of the written informed consent patients were informed about possible publication of the results of this investigation. Their consent to the study included a consent to publication of data while preserving anonymity. All presented data / images are selected without compromising the patients’ anonymity. Specific consent is not applicable.
: Saskia Biskup is a co-founder of CeGaT GmbH (Tübingen, Germany). Dirk Hadaschik, Florian Battke and Dennis Döcker are currently employed by CeGaT GmbH (Tübingen, Germany) All other authors have no conflicts of interest to declare.
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