Funding for this research was provided by:
the Natural Science Key Project of Anhui Provincial Department of Education (KJ2017A236)
Natural Science Foundation of Anhui Province (1608085QH207)
Excellent Young Talents Fund Program of Higher Education Institutions of Anhui Province (gxyqZD2016161)
Chinese Academy of Sciences Key Project (BYKF1711)
Nature Science Key Program of Bengbu Medical College (BYKY1650)
Received: 30 July 2018
Accepted: 4 January 2019
First Online: 12 January 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study was approved by the Medical Ethics Committee of The First Affiliated Hospital of Bengbu Medical College and conducted in accordance with the ethical guidelines of the Declaration of Helsinki (no. BBMCEC2016024). None of the patients from whom the samples were obtained agreed to anticancer treatment before surgery. All of the individuals participating in this study provided written informed consent.
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