About the Authors

Toshitaka Morishima

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Resources, Visualization, Writing – original draft

morishima.t@oici.jp

Affiliation Cancer Control Center, Osaka International Cancer Institute, Osaka, Japan

Isao Miyashiro

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Investigation, Project administration, Resources, Validation, Writing – original draft

Affiliation Cancer Control Center, Osaka International Cancer Institute, Osaka, Japan

Norimitsu Inoue

Roles Data curation, Investigation, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Department of Tumor Immunology, Research Center, Osaka International Cancer Institute, Osaka, Japan, Department of Molecular Genetics, Wakayama Medical University, Wakayama, Japan

Mitsuko Kitasaka

Roles Data curation, Investigation, Resources, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Nursing Services, Osaka International Cancer Institute, Osaka, Japan

Takashi Akazawa

Roles Investigation, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Cancer Drug Discovery and Development, Research Center, Osaka International Cancer Institute, Osaka, Japan

Akemi Higeno

Roles Data curation, Investigation, Resources, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Clinical Laboratory, Osaka International Cancer Institute, Osaka, Japan

Atsushi Idota

Roles Data curation, Investigation, Resources, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Clinical Laboratory, Osaka International Cancer Institute, Osaka, Japan

Akira Sato

Roles Data curation, Validation, Writing – original draft

Affiliation Cancer Control Center, Osaka International Cancer Institute, Osaka, Japan

Tetsuya Ohira

Roles Funding acquisition, Supervision, Validation, Writing – original draft

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology, Fukushima Medical University, Fukushima, Japan

Masato Sakon

Roles Conceptualization, Project administration, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Osaka International Cancer Institute, Osaka, Japan

Nariaki Matsuura

Roles Project administration, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Osaka International Cancer Institute, Osaka, Japan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.