Germline mutations in Thai patients with nonmucinous epithelial ovarian cancer
Tarinee Manchana, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University and King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
Prasit Phowthongkum, Division of Medical Genetics, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University and Medical Genetics Center, King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
Chinachote Teerapakpinyo, Chulalongkorn GenePRO Center, Research Affairs, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
Author contributions: Manchana T designed the research study, collected and analyzed the data and wrote the paper; Phowthongkum P provided genetic counseling, interpreted the genetic database and wrote the paper; Teerapakpinyo C performed germline mutation analysis and interpreted the genetic database.
Institutional review board statement: Institutional Review Board, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University.
Informed consent statement: All study participants provided informed written consent prior to study enrollment.
Conflict-of-interest statement: All the authors have no conflict of interest.
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Corresponding author: Tarinee Manchana, MD, Associate Professor, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University and King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, 1873, Rama IV Road, Patumwan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand. email@example.com
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Received: March 2, 2019
Peer-review started: March 4, 2019
First decision: April 11, 2019
Revised: August 13, 2019
Accepted: November 4, 2019
Article in press: November 4, 2019
Published online: November 24, 2019