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Received: 5 September 2018
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First Online: 20 November 2018
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: Eileen M. O'Reilly (EOR): Research Funding Celgene, Sanofi, ActaBiologica, AstraZenica, Silenseed, Genentech-Roche. Consulting: Targovax, Celgene, Bayer. Matthew D. Hellman (MDH) receives research funding from Bristol-Myers Squibb; is paid consultant to Merck, Bristol-Myers Squibb, AztraZeneca, Genentech/Roche, Janssen, Nektar, Syndax, Mirati, and Shattuck Labs; receives travel support/honoraria from AztraZeneca and BMS; and a patent has been filed by MSK related to the use of tumor mutation burden to predict response to immunotherapy (PCT/US2015/062208), which has received licensing fees from PGDx.Luis A. Diaz (LAD) is a member of the board of directors of Personal Genome Diagnostics (PGDx) and Jounce Therapeutics. LAD holds equity in PapGene, Personal Genome Diagnostics (PGDx) and Phoremost. He is a paid consultant for Merck, PGDx and Phoremost. LAD is an inventor of licensed intellectual property related to technology for circulating tumor DNA analyses and mismatch repair deficiency for diagnosis and therapy (WO2016077553A1) from Johns Hopkins University. These licenses and relationships are associated with equity or royalty payments to LAD. The terms of all these arrangements are being managed by Johns Hopkins and Memorial Sloan Kettering in accordance with their conflict of interest policies. In addition, in the past 5 years, LAD has participated as a paid consultant for one-time engagements with Caris, Lyndra, Genocea Biosciences, Illumina and Cell Design Labs. Jedd Wochok (JD) Consultant for: Adaptive Biotech; Advaxis; Amgen; Apricity; Array BioPharma; Ascentage Pharma;Astellas; Beigene; Bristol Myers Squibb; Celgene; Chugai; Elucida; Eli Lilly; F Star; Genentech; Imvaq; Kleo Pharma; MedImmune; Merck; Neon Therapuetics; Ono; Polaris Pharma; Polynoma; Psioxus; Puretech; Recepta; Trieza; Sellas Life Sciences; Serametrix; Surface Oncology; Syndax. Research support: Bristol Myers Squibb; Medimmune; Merck Pharmaceuticals; Genentech. Equity in: Potenza Therapeutics; Tizona Pharmaceuticals; Adaptive Biotechnologies; Elucida; Imvaq; Beigene; Trieza.Zsofia Stadler (ZK): Immediate Family Member, Ophthalmology Consulting/Advisory Role: Allergan, Adverum Biotechnologies, Alimera Sciences, Biomarin, Fortress Biotech, Genentech, Novartis, Optos, Regeneron, Regenxbio, Spark Therapeutics. The other authors (ZIH, MV, JS) declare that they have no competing interests.
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