Immune infiltration-associated serum amyloid A1 predicts favorable prognosis for hepatocellular carcinoma
Wei Zhang, Hui-Fang Kong, Xu-Dong Gao, Zheng Dong, Ying Lu, Jia-Gan Huang, Yong-Ping Yang, Center for Diagnosis and Research of Liver Tumor, Fifth Medical Center of People's Liberation Army General Hospital, Beijing 100191, China
Hong Li, Department of Infectious Diseases, the Affiliated Hospital of Guizhou Medical University, Guiyang 550001, Guizhou Province, China
Author contributions: Zhang W and Kong HF conducted data analysis, wrote the manuscript, and contributed equally to this study; Gao XD and Huang JG conducted the literature research and data collection; Dong Z, Lu Y and Li H discussed the results and statistical analysis; Yang YP designed the study and revised the manuscript.
Supported by Guizhou Provincial Natural Science Foundation, No. 2020-1Y299.
Institutional review board statement: This study was approved by the Ethical committee of the Fifth Medical Center of People's Liberation Army General Hospital.
Conflict-of-interest statement: All authors have nothing to declare.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
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Corresponding author: Yong-Ping Yang, MD, Chief Doctor, Center for Diagnosis and Research of Liver Tumor, Fifth Medical Center of People's Liberation Army General Hospital, No. 100 West Sihuan Road, Fengtai District, Beijing 100191, China. email@example.com
Received: May 10, 2020
Peer-review started: May 10, 2020
First decision: July 29, 2020
Revised: August 3, 2020
Accepted: August 13, 2020
Article in press: August 13, 2020
Published online: September 21, 2020