Funding for this research was provided by:
Prostate Cancer Foundation China (PCF China) Young Investigator Award, National Natural Science Foundation Youth Fund (81001143)
Shenyang Science and Technology Program Key Science and Technology Research and Development Program (17-230-9-18)
the First Batch of Talents of Introduction of Top Health Talented Team of Qinghai Province
the First Batch of Talents of Xining “Absorbing 555 Talents Project”
the National Key Research and Development Program of China (No. 2017YFC0908003)
Received: 7 March 2019
Accepted: 23 September 2019
First Online: 21 October 2019
Change Date: 26 April 2021
Change Type: Correction
Change Details: A Correction to this paper has been published:
Change Details: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12935-021-01945-5
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study was approved by the Institutional Review Board of the First Hospital of China Medical University. Written informed consents were obtained from all patients or their guardians. All study procedures were conducted in accordance with the Declaration of Helsinki. All animal experiments were conducted under the approval of guidelines for the protection and use of experimental animals issued by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and strictly complied with the principles of completing the experiments with the minimum number of animals and minimizing pain.
: Consent for publication was obtained from the participants.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.