About the Authors

Katja Storch

Contributed equally to this work with: Katja Storch, Ellen Dickreuter

Affiliations OncoRay – National Center for Radiation Research in Oncology, Faculty of Medicine and University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Technische Universität Dresden, Dresden, Germany, Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden - Rossendorf, Institute of Radiooncology, Dresden, Germany

Ellen Dickreuter

Contributed equally to this work with: Katja Storch, Ellen Dickreuter

Affiliations OncoRay – National Center for Radiation Research in Oncology, Faculty of Medicine and University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Technische Universität Dresden, Dresden, Germany, Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden - Rossendorf, Institute of Radiooncology, Dresden, Germany

Anna Artati

Affiliation Institute of Experimental Genetics, Genome Analysis Center, Helmholtz Zentrum München, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Neuherberg, Germany

Jerzy Adamski

Affiliations Institute of Experimental Genetics, Genome Analysis Center, Helmholtz Zentrum München, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Neuherberg, Germany, Lehrstuhl für Experimentelle Genetik, Technische Universität München, Freising-Weihenstephan, Germany, German Center for Diabetes Research (DZD e.V.), München-Neuherberg, Germany

Nils Cordes

Nils.Cordes@OncoRay.de

Affiliations OncoRay – National Center for Radiation Research in Oncology, Faculty of Medicine and University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Technische Universität Dresden, Dresden, Germany, Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden - Rossendorf, Institute of Radiooncology, Dresden, Germany, Department of Radiation Oncology, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Technische Universität Dresden, Dresden, Germany, German Cancer Consortium (DKTK), Dresden, Germany, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg, Germany

Competing Interests

The BEMER Int. AG had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript. Importantly, this does also not affect our adherence to PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: NC. Data curation: KS ED AA. Formal analysis: KS ED AA. Funding acquisition: NC. Investigation: KS ED AA. Methodology: KS ED AA NC. Project administration: NC. Resources: JA. Supervision: JA NC. Validation: KS ED AA. Visualization: KS ED NC. Writing – original draft: KS ED NC. Writing – review & editing: KS ED AA JA NC.