Funding for this research was provided by:
Scientific and technological innovation joint capital projects of Fujian Province (2016Y9031)
Construction Project of Fujian Province Minimally Invasive Medical Center (No. 171)
The second batch of special support funds for Fujian Province innovation and entrepreneurship talents (2016B013)
Received: 27 August 2018
Accepted: 9 May 2019
First Online: 27 May 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study obtained approval from the Independent Ethics Committee of Fujian Medical University Union Hospital to identify patients diagnosed with gastric cancer in our center. Written informed consent was provided by the patients for their information and specimens to be stored in the hospital database and used in research. Patient records were anonymized and de-identified before analysis.
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