Funding for this research was provided by:
the Guangzhou Key Medical Discipline Construction Project (No. 2017)
Guangdong Science and Technology Plan Project (No. 20160918)
Guangzhou Science Technology and Innovation Commission (No. 2014Y2-00548, No. 2014Y2-00152)
Received: 20 February 2019
Accepted: 23 October 2019
First Online: 3 December 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study was approved by the Ethics Committee of Animal Experiments of Guangzhou Medical University (No. GZMU ECAE 20060326), Guangzhou, China;This study was approved by the Medical Ethics Committee of the Cancer Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University (No. GZMUMEC20060825). Written informed consent was obtained from all patients.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.