About the Authors

Patricia C Galipeau, Patricia L Blount, Carissa A Sanchez, Peter S Rabinovitch, Brian J Reid
Human Biology Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Patricia C Galipeau, Xiaohong Li, Patricia L Blount, Carissa A Sanchez, Peter S Rabinovitch, Thomas L Vaughan, Brian J Reid
Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Patricia L Blount, Brian J Reid
Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Carlo C Maley
Cellular and Molecular Oncogenesis Program, Wistar Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Robert D Odze
Department of Pathology, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Kamran Ayub
Department of Gastroenterology, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Peter S Rabinovitch
Department of Pathology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Thomas L Vaughan
Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Brian J Reid
Genome Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Corresponding Author

pgal@fhcrc.org

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

PCG, PLB, CAS, TLV, and BJR contributed to conception and design of the study. PCG, PLB, CAS, KA, TLV, and BJR collected data or did experiments for the study. PCG, XL, CCM, CAS, RDO, PSR, TLV, and BJR contributed to analysis and interpretation of the data. PLB and BJR enrolled patients. PCG, XL, PLB, CCM, CAS, RDO, KA, PSR, TLV, and BJR contributed to drafting the article or revising it critically. All authors approved the final accepted version of the manuscript.