Funding for this research was provided by:
Ministero della Salute (RF-2013-02354985)
Fondazione Umberto Veronesi (Post-Doctoral Fellowship)
Received: 17 September 2020
Accepted: 30 October 2020
First Online: 16 November 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This was a retrospective cohort study approved by the Ethical Committee of IRCCS Istituto Auxologico Italiano (Institutional Review Board approval #2018_09_25_04). Patient informed consent was obtained for the use of thyroid tumor tissues and collection of clinicopathologic information.
: All authors give consent for the publication of the manuscript.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.