About the Authors

Irene Terrenato

Affiliation Biostatistics Unit, Regina Elena National Cancer Institute, Rome, Italy

Valerio D’Alicandro

Affiliation Department of Pathology, Regina Elena National Cancer Institute, Rome, Italy

Beatrice Casini

Affiliation Department of Pathology, Regina Elena National Cancer Institute, Rome, Italy

Letizia Perracchio

Affiliation Department of Pathology, Regina Elena National Cancer Institute, Rome, Italy

Francesca Rollo

Affiliation Department of Pathology, Regina Elena National Cancer Institute, Rome, Italy

Laura De Salvo

Affiliation Department of Pathology, Regina Elena National Cancer Institute, Rome, Italy

Simona Di Filippo

Affiliation Department of Surgery, Regina Elena National Cancer Institute, Rome, Italy

Franco Di Filippo

Affiliation Department of Surgery, Regina Elena National Cancer Institute, Rome, Italy

Edoardo Pescarmona

Affiliation Department of Pathology, Regina Elena National Cancer Institute, Rome, Italy

Marcello Maugeri-Saccà

Affiliations Division of Medical Oncology B, Regina Elena National Cancer Institute, Rome, Italy, Scientific Direction, Regina Elena National Cancer Institute, Rome, Italy

Marcella Mottolese

Affiliation Department of Pathology, Regina Elena National Cancer Institute, Rome, Italy

Simonetta Buglioni

simonetta.buglioni@ifo.gov.it

Affiliation Department of Pathology, Regina Elena National Cancer Institute, Rome, Italy

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: SB. Data curation: SB IT VDA FR LDS. Formal analysis: IT. Investigation: SB VDA. Methodology: SB BC VDA FR LDS. Project administration: SB. Resources: SB FDF SDF EP. Software: IT. Supervision: SB MM IT MMS EP FDF. Validation: SB LP EP. Visualization: IT VDA. Writing – original draft: SB IT MM. Writing – review & editing: SB MM MMS EP.