Prognostic significance of sex determining region Y-box 2, E-cadherin, and vimentin in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
Chao Li, Department of RICU, The First Affiliated Hospital, Xinjiang Medical University, Urumqi 830054, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China
Yu-Qing Ma, Department of Pathology, The First Affiliated Hospital, Xinjiang Medical University, Urumqi 830054, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China
Author contributions: Li C and Ma YQ contributed to the conception and design; Ma YQ contributed to the administrative support; Li C contributed to the provision of study materials or patients, collection and assembly of data, performed the data analysis and interpretation; All authors contributed to the manuscript writing and final approval of manuscript.
Supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China, No. 81860422.
Institutional review board statement: This study was approved by Ethical Committee of the First Affiliated Hospital of Xinjiang Medical University (20180223-08). Prior to the operation, each patient was clearly informed about the procedures, extraction of tissues, and pathological examination.
Informed consent statement: All study participants or their legal guardian provided informed written consent about personal and medical data collection prior to study enrolment.
Conflict-of-interest statement: All the authors report no relevant conflicts of interest for this article.
Data sharing statement: The data that support the findings of this study are available from the corresponding author upon reasonable request.
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Corresponding author: Yu-Qing Ma, MD, Doctor, Department of Pathology, The First Affiliated Hospital, Xinjiang Medical University, No. 137 Liyu Mountain South Road, Xinshi District, Urumqi 830054, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: May 17, 2022
Peer-review started: May 17, 2022
First decision: June 16, 2022
Revised: June 30, 2022
Accepted: August 21, 2022
Article in press: August 21, 2022
Published online: September 26, 2022