Funding for this research was provided by:
Schweizerischer Nationalfonds zur Förderung der Wissenschaftlichen Forschung (SNSF-310030-160163/1)
Association for International Cancer Research (AICR-11-0247)
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Received: 19 July 2019
Accepted: 2 December 2019
First Online: 16 December 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Samples were obtained from colon cancer patients undergoing surgical resection at the department of surgery, canton of Aargau, Switzerland under the ethical approval (Ref.Nr. EK: 2004/053). All patients gave their informed consent for the use of their specimens for research purposes.
: All authors give consent for the publication of the manuscript.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.