About the Authors

Hanyin Cheng, David E. Cogdell, Stanley R. Hamilton, Wei Zhang
Department of Pathology, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Lina Zhang, Hong Zheng, Kexin Chen
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Tianjin Medical University Cancer Institute and Hospital, Tianjin, China

Aaron J. Schetter, Curtis C. Harris
Laboratory of Human Carcinogenesis, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Matti Nykter
Department of Signal Processing, Tampere University of Technology, Tampere, Finland

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: HC KC SRH WZ. Performed the experiments: HC DEC HZ AJS. Analyzed the data: LZ MN. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CCH KC. Wrote the paper: HC LZ KC SRH WZ.