Funding for this research was provided by:
Research and Development Corporation of Newfoundland and Labrador (5404.1201.102)
Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Translational and Personalized Medicine Initiative (TPMI) / NL SUPPORT Educational Funding
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Received: 15 February 2018
Accepted: 7 May 2018
First Online: 13 June 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Patient consents were obtained by the Newfoundland Colorectal Cancer Registry (NFCCR) at the time of recruitment. If the patient was deceased, consent was sought from a close relative [CitationRef removed]. Ethics approval for this study was obtained from the Health Research Ethics Board (HREB; #15.043).
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