Funding for this research was provided by:
Prostate Cancer Foundation (Creativity Award, 17CHAL04)
Jean Perkins Foundation (NA)
Movember Foundation (GAP6 Unique TMAs)
U.S. Department of Defense (PC131996, PC130244)
National Cancer Institute (P01 CA098912-09, U54 CA143931, P50CA092131, R01CA131255)
Stephen Spielberg Foundation (NA)
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Received: 16 January 2020
Accepted: 2 April 2020
First Online: 7 May 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: We received institutional review board (IRB) approval to abstract data and procure both fresh and archival PNBX samples from men diagnosed and treated within the Greater Los Angeles VA (GLA-VA) Healthcare System (protocol numbers PCC2018–020201 and PCC2010–11489). Informed consent was obtained for all prospectively collected tissue specimens. A consent waiver was approved for collection of archival samples and data. All specimens were stripped of personal health information and identifiers.
: Not Applicable.
: There are not competing interests to disclose.