Funding for this research was provided by:
National Basic Research Program of China (No. 2015CB554001)
National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 81972245, No. 81902877)
Natural Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars of Guangdong Province (No. 2016A030306002)
Natural Science Foundation of Guangdong Province (No. 2016A030310222, No. 2018A0303130303)
Sun Yat-Sen University Clinical Research 5010 Program (No. 2018026)
Received: 6 November 2020
Accepted: 4 February 2021
First Online: 16 February 2021
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical approval was given by the Institutional Review Board at the Sixth Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University. All the included patients have been given the written informed consent.
: Informed consent was obtained from all individual participants included in the study, giving their authorization to access their clinical information and tumor samples for research purpose.
: The authors declared no potential conflicts of interest with respect to the research, authorship, and publication.