About the Authors

David Levy

dl777@georgetown.edu

Affiliation Population Sciences, Department of Oncology, Georgetown University, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America

Liz Maria de Almeida

Affiliation Brazilian National Cancer Institute (INCA), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Andre Szklo

Affiliation Brazilian National Cancer Institute (INCA), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DTL LAS AAS. Analyzed the data: DTL AAS. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: DTL AAS. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: DTL LMA AAS. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: DTL LMA AAS. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: DTL LMA AAS.