Funding for this research was provided by:
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (FDN-143345, MOP-142198)
Received: 17 August 2018
Accepted: 19 December 2018
First Online: 16 January 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Tissues were obtained from the Tumor Tissue Repository of the British Columbia Cancer Agency or Vancouver General Hospital under informed written patient consent and with approval from the University of British Columbia – BC Cancer Agency (BCCA) Research Ethics Board.
: Not applicable.
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