Funding for this research was provided by:
The National Institutes of Health through M.D. Anderson’s Cancer Center Support Grant (CA016672)
Received: 16 October 2019
Accepted: 22 July 2020
First Online: 31 July 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Informed consented patient sample collection for CTC analysis is approved under MD Anderson institutional review board protocol PA13–0014. This study was performed in accordance with the Declaration of Helsinki. The consent obtained from study participants was written.The cell lines used in our work did not require prior ethics approval.
: Not Applicable.
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