Nucleotide excision repair pathway gene polymorphisms are associated with risk and prognosis of colorectal cancer
Yan-Ke Li, Qian Xu, Li-Ping Sun, Yue-Hua Gong, Jing-Jing Jing, Cheng-Zhong Xing, Yuan Yuan, Tumor Etiology and Screening Department of Cancer Institute and General Surgery, Key Laboratory of Cancer Etiology and Prevention of Liaoning Education Department, Key Laboratory of GI Cancer Etiology and Prevention of Liaoning Province, the First Hospital of China Medical University, Shenyang 110001, Liaoning Province, China
Yan-Ke Li, Cheng-Zhong Xing, Department of Anorectal Surgery, the First Hospital of China Medical University, Shenyang 110001, Liaoning Province, China
Author contributions: Yuan Y designed the study and revised the manuscript; Xing CZ recruited the patients; Sun LP collected the data; Xu Q, Gong YH, and Jing JJ performed the experiments; Li YK analyzed the data and drafted the manuscript.
Supported by the National Key R&D Program of China, No. 2018YFC1311600.
Institutional review board statement: The study was approved by the Ethics Committee of the First Hospital of China Medical University.
Informed consent statement: All subjects provided written informed consent.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors declare no conflict of interest.
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Corresponding author: Yuan Yuan, MD, PhD, Professor, Tumor Etiology and Screening Department of Cancer Institute and General Surgery, the First Hospital of China Medical University, No. 155, Nanjingbei Street, Heping District, Shenyang 110001, Liaoning Province, China. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: October 12, 2019
Peer-review started: October 12, 2019
First decision: November 27, 2019
Revised: December 26, 2019
Accepted: January 1, 2020
Article in press: January 1, 2020
Published online: January 21, 2020