Funding for this research was provided by:
National Natural Science Foundation of China (81772895, 81572912)
Guangdong Public Welfare Research and Capacity Building Projects (2014B020212005)
the Program of Sun Yat-Sen University for Clinical Research 5010 Program (201310)
the Major Project of Sun Yat-Sen University for the New Cross Subject, the Special Support Program for High-level Talents in Sun Yat-Sen University Cancer Center
Guangdong Province Science and Technology Development Special Funds
Guangzhou Science and Technology Planning Project - Production and Research Collaborative Innovation Major Project
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Received: 13 June 2019
Accepted: 23 October 2019
First Online: 15 November 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: For the use of the clinical data for research purposes, prior written informed consents from all patients and approval from the Institute Research Ethics Committee of Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center were obtained.
: All the authors have reviewed and approved the final manuscript for publication.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.