About the Authors

Skye Hung-Chun Cheng

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Methodology, Project administration, Resources, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

skye@kfsyscc.org

Affiliations Department of Radiation Oncology, Koo Foundation Sun Yat-Sen Cancer Center, Taipei, Taiwan, Department of Research, Koo Foundation Sun Yat-Sen Cancer Center, Taipei, Taiwan

Tzu-Ting Huang

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Software, Validation

Affiliation Department of Research, Koo Foundation Sun Yat-Sen Cancer Center, Taipei, Taiwan

Yu-Hao Cheng

Roles Data curation, Investigation, Visualization, Writing – original draft

Affiliation Resident, Department of Medicine, Cathy General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

Tee Benita Kiat Tan

Roles Resources, Validation, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations National Cancer Center, Singapore (NCCS), Singapore, Singapore, Department of General Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore, Singapore, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore

Chen-Fang Horng

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Methodology, Project administration, Software

Affiliation Department of Research, Koo Foundation Sun Yat-Sen Cancer Center, Taipei, Taiwan

Yong Alison Wang

Roles Investigation, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Department of Medicine, Koo Foundation Sun Yat-Sen Cancer Center, Taipei, Taiwan, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan

Nicholas Shannon Brian

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Validation

Affiliation Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore

Li-Sun Shih

Roles Data curation, Investigation, Resources

Affiliation Department of Laboratory and Pathology, Koo Foundation Sun Yat-Sen Cancer Center, Taipei, Taiwan

Ben-Long Yu

Roles Data curation, Investigation, Resources, Validation

Affiliation Department of Surgery, Koo Foundation Sun Yat-Sen Cancer Center, Taipei, Taiwan

Competing Interests

The authors have read the journal's policy and the authors of this manuscript have the following competing interests: The author (SHC) owns a patent relating to the content of this manuscript (Taiwan patent number: 104115832). This does not alter our adherence to PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials. None of the authors has any conflicts of interests in this research, either financial or non-financial.