About the Authors

Feng Hua
Department of surgery oncology, Shandong cancer hospital, Jinan, China

Nianzhen Fang, Xuebing Li, Jundong Gu
Tianjin Medical University General Hospital, Tianjin Lung Cancer Institute, Tianjin Key Laboratory of Lung Cancer Metastasis and Tumor Microenvironment, Tianjin, China

Siwei Zhu, Jundong Gu
Department of Oncology, Tianjin Union Medical Center, Tianjin, China

Weisan Zhang
Department of Geriatrics, Tianjin Medical University General Hospital, Tianjin, China

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: FH J-DG N-ZF. Performed the experiments: S-WZ FH. Analyzed the data: J-DG FH W-SZ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: J-DG FH. Wrote the paper: X-BL.