About the Authors

Jeran K. Stratford

Affiliation Department of Pharmacology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

David J. Bentrem

Affiliation Department of Surgery and Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Judy M. Anderson

Affiliation The Eppley Cancer Institute, University of Nebraska, Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America

Cheng Fan

Affiliation Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

Keith A. Volmar

Affiliation Department of Pathology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

J. S. Marron

Affiliations Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America, Department of Statistics and Operations Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

Elizabeth D. Routh

Affiliation Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

Laura S. Caskey

Affiliation Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

Jonathan C. Samuel

Affiliation Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

Channing J. Der

Affiliations Department of Pharmacology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

Leigh B. Thorne

Affiliations Department of Pathology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America, Department of Statistics and Operations Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

Benjamin F. Calvo

Affiliations Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America, Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

Hong Jin Kim

Affiliations Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America, Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

Mark S. Talamonti

Affiliation Department of Surgery, NorthShore University HealthSystem, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Christine A. Iacobuzio-Donahue

Affiliation Department of Pathology, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Michael A. Hollingsworth

Affiliation The Eppley Cancer Institute, University of Nebraska, Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America

Charles M. Perou

Affiliations Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America, Department of Genetics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

Jen Jen Yeh

jjyeh@med.unc.edu

Affiliations Department of Pharmacology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America, Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: JKS DJB JMA CF KAV JSM EDR LSC JCS CJD LBT BFC HJK MST CAID MAH CMP JJY. Agree with the manuscript's results and conclusions: JKS DJB JMA CF KAV JSM EDR LSC JCS CJD LBT BFC HJK MST CAID MAH CMP JJY. Designed the experiments/the study: JKS MAH JJY. Analyzed the data: JKS CF JSM CMP JJY. Collected data/did experiments for the study: JKS DJB JMA KAV EDR LSC JCS HJK JJY. Enrolled patients: DJB BFC HJK MST CAID JJY. Wrote the first draft of the paper: JJY. Contributed to the writing of the paper: JKS DJB CF JSM CJD HJK MST MAH CMP JJY. Created figures for the paper: JSM. Responsible for tissue procurement: LBT. Prepared tissue microarray: LBT.