Author Contributions: Dr Zhang had full access to all of the data in the study and takes responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis. Drs Yang and Khan contributed equally to this study.
Study concept and design: Shmulevich, Sood, Zhang.
Acquisition of data: Yang, Khan.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Yang, Khan, Sun, Hess, Shmulevich, Sood, Zhang.
Drafting of the manuscript: Yang, Khan, Sood, Zhang.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Yang, Khan, Sun, Hess, Shmulevich, Sood, Zhang.
Statistical analysis: Yang, Khan, Hess.
Obtained funding: Shmulevich, Sood, Zhang.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Sun, Shmulevich.
Study supervision: Shmulevich, Sood, Zhang.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: All authors have completed and submitted the ICMJE Form for Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest. Drs Hess, Shmulevich, Sood, and Zhang are funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and various foundations and institutional funds. Dr Sun reports no disclosures.
Funding/Support: This study was supported by grants from the NIH (U24CA143835) to Drs Shmulevich and Zhang, from the Blanton-Davis Ovarian Cancer Research Program to Dr Zhang, and the Ovarian Cancer SPORE grant (P50 CA083639) to Dr Sood. Dr Yang reports being an Odyssey Fellow at MD Anderson Cancer Center. Dr Khan reports being partially supported by an ASLA-Fulbright Research Grant for a junior scholar.
Role of the Sponsor: The NIH, the Blanton-Davis Ovarian Cancer Research Program, the Ovarian Cancer SPORE grant providers, MD Anderson Cancer Center, and the ASLA-Fulbright Research Grant providers had no role in the design or conduct of the study; the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data; or the preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript.
Disclaimer: The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official view of the National Institutes of Health.
Additional Contributions: We thank Ann Sutton, a scientific editor in the Department of Scientific Publications of MD Anderson Cancer Center, for editing the manuscript. She received no specific compensation for editing this article.
This article was corrected for an error on December 20, 2011.