Funding for this research was provided by:
Science and Technology Planning Project of Guangdong Province (2017B020227001, 2016A020215084)
Guangzhou Science and Technology Program key projects (201607020031)
Young Scientists Fund (81602005)
National Natural Science Foundation of China (81872499, 81772476)
Pearl River S and T Nova Program of Guangzhou (201610010048)
Young Teacher Foundation of Sun Yat-sen University (17ykpy81)
National Key R&D Program of China (2016YFC0905500, 2016YFC0905503)
Text and Data Mining valid from 2020-02-17
Received: 9 December 2019
Accepted: 4 February 2020
First Online: 17 February 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study was approved by the Institutional Review Board of SYSUCC and written informed consent was obtained for each patient prior to sample collection. Patients were informed that the resected specimens were stored by the hospital and potentially used for scientific research, and that their privacy would be maintained. Written consents were obtained from parents if patients were under 16 years old.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.