Integrative analysis of platelet-related genes for the prognosis of esophageal cancer
Qian-Cheng Du, Cheng-Kai Hu, Zheng Fu, Shun Liu, Jian Wang, Ying-Ying Ma, Meng-Yao Liu, Department of Thoracic Surgery, Shanghai Xuhui Central Hospital, Shanghai 200031, China
Xin-Yu Wang, Ling Zhou, Hua Yu, Department of General Surgery, Shanghai Fourth People’s Hospital, School of Medicine, Tongji University, Shanghai 200434, China
Author contributions: Du QC and Wang XY analyzed the data and wrote the manuscript, and both have contributed equally to this work; Yu H designed the study; Hu CK, Zhou L, Fu Z, Liu S, Wang J, Ma YY, and Liu MY collected the data and revised the paper; all authors have read and approved the final manuscript.
Institutional review board statement: The data for the study came from public databases and did not involve blood or tissue samples from humans or animals. Therefore, there were no ethical issues involved in this study.
Conflict-of-interest statement: All the authors report having no relevant conflicts of interest for this article.
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Corresponding author: Hua Yu, MM, Associate Chief Physician, Department of General Surgery, Shanghai Fourth People’s Hospital, School of Medicine, Tongji University, No. 1279 Sanmen Road, Hongkou District, Shanghai 200434, China. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: May 7, 2022
Peer-review started: May 7, 2022
First decision: July 13, 2022
Revised: August 15, 2022
Accepted: October 11, 2022
Article in press: October 11, 2022
Published online: November 26, 2022