Funding for this research was provided by:
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (19K16792, 16H06279, 19K16108)
National Cancer Center Research and Development Fund (29-A-2)
Received: 13 August 2020
Accepted: 14 December 2020
First Online: 4 January 2021
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Patient informed consent and ethics approval for this study was obtained from the National Cancer Center Japan (IRB# 2014-165) and The University of Tokyo (IRB# 16-217). All animal experiments were approved by the Animal Care and Use Committee (Permit No. K18-M007) and were performed under institutional guidelines set by the Animal Research Committee of the National Cancer Center Hospital East. All experiments complied with the Helsinki Declaration of “Ethical Principles for Medical Research Involving Human Subjects.”
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.