About the Authors

Wei Zhang

Contributed equally to this work with: Wei Zhang, Qiannan Guo, Guoying Liu, Fang Zheng

Roles Data curation, Funding acquisition, Visualization, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Malignant Tumor Epigenetics and Gene Regulation, Breast Tumor Center, Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hospital, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, People's Republic of China, Department of Breast Surgery, The First Affiliated Hospital, Jinan University, Guangzhou, People's Republic of China

Qiannan Guo

Contributed equally to this work with: Wei Zhang, Qiannan Guo, Guoying Liu, Fang Zheng

Roles Data curation, Validation

Affiliation Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Malignant Tumor Epigenetics and Gene Regulation, Breast Tumor Center, Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hospital, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, People's Republic of China

Guoying Liu

Contributed equally to this work with: Wei Zhang, Qiannan Guo, Guoying Liu, Fang Zheng

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Software, Visualization

Affiliation Department of Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma, Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, People's Republic of China

Fang Zheng

Contributed equally to this work with: Wei Zhang, Qiannan Guo, Guoying Liu, Fang Zheng

Roles Data curation, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Methodology, Validation

Affiliations Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Malignant Tumor Epigenetics and Gene Regulation, Breast Tumor Center, Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hospital, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, People's Republic of China, Medical Research Center, Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hospital, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, People's Republic of China

Jianing Chen

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis

Affiliation Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Malignant Tumor Epigenetics and Gene Regulation, Breast Tumor Center, Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hospital, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, People's Republic of China

Di Huang

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis

Affiliation Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Malignant Tumor Epigenetics and Gene Regulation, Breast Tumor Center, Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hospital, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, People's Republic of China

Linxiaoxiao Ding

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis

Affiliations Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Malignant Tumor Epigenetics and Gene Regulation, Breast Tumor Center, Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hospital, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, People's Republic of China, Department of Oncology, Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hospital, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, People's Republic of China

Xing Yang

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis

Affiliations Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Malignant Tumor Epigenetics and Gene Regulation, Breast Tumor Center, Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hospital, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, People's Republic of China, Department of Oncology, Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hospital, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, People's Republic of China

Erwei Song

Roles Conceptualization, Funding acquisition, Project administration, Resources, Supervision

songew@mail.sysu.edu.cn (ES); xiangyq@sysucc.org.cn (YX); yaoherui@mail.sysu.edu.cn (HY)

Affiliation Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Malignant Tumor Epigenetics and Gene Regulation, Breast Tumor Center, Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hospital, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, People's Republic of China

Yanqun Xiang

Roles Conceptualization, Funding acquisition, Resources, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

songew@mail.sysu.edu.cn (ES); xiangyq@sysucc.org.cn (YX); yaoherui@mail.sysu.edu.cn (HY)

Affiliation Department of Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma, Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, People's Republic of China

Herui Yao

Roles Conceptualization, Funding acquisition, Project administration, Resources, Supervision

songew@mail.sysu.edu.cn (ES); xiangyq@sysucc.org.cn (YX); yaoherui@mail.sysu.edu.cn (HY)

Affiliations Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Malignant Tumor Epigenetics and Gene Regulation, Breast Tumor Center, Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hospital, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, People's Republic of China, Department of Oncology, Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hospital, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, People's Republic of China

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.