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Erratum to: “A novel role for ezrin in breast cancer angio/lymphangiogenesis”

  • Abdi Ghaffari1,
  • Victoria Hoskin1,
  • Alvin Szeto1,
  • Maaike Hum2,
  • Navid Liaghati3,
  • Kanji Nakatsu2,
  • David LeBrun1, 5,
  • Yolanda Madarnas4,
  • Sandip SenGupta1 and
  • Bruce E Elliott1, 5Email author
Breast Cancer Research201517:9

https://doi.org/10.1186/s13058-014-0511-x

Received: 8 December 2014

Accepted: 18 December 2014

Published: 23 January 2015

The original article was published in Breast Cancer Research 2014 16:438

Erratum

Following the publication of our article [1], we noticed that Dr. David LeBrun had inadvertently been omitted from the author list. DL declares he has no conflicts of interest. The author list has now been corrected and the amended authors’ contributions included below.

AG performed the majority of experiments, analyzed the data, and drafted the manuscript. VH provided MDA231 and MDASrc ezrin KD and EZR/WT-expressing cell lines and contributed to the design of experiments. AS performed the TMA staining for Src/Ezrin, image analysis, clinical outcome correlations, and VEGF-A/-C western blots. DL supervised AS in establishing and optimizing the quantification of Src/ezrin in histopathological tissue samples by multi-channel immunofluorescence. MH assisted with the aortic rings experiment and analysis. NL assisted in quantification of angio/lymphangiogenic activity in tumour xenograft H&E sections. KN assisted in design and interpretation of aortic ring assay and analysis. YM collected the clinical outcome data for the in-house human breast cancer cohort and assisted in analysis and interpretation of clinical correlative studies. SS assessed the tumours in our breast cancer cohort and oversaw the construction, staining, and analysis of all TMA-related experiments. BEE conceived the project, supervised experiments & analysis, and contributed to writing of the final manuscript.

All authors have made substantial contribution to the design of experiments, data analysis, and drafting of the manuscript. All authors have reviewed and approved the final version of this manuscript and agree to be accountable for all aspects of the work presented herein.

Notes

Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, Queen’s University
(2)
Division of Pharmacology & Toxicology, Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, Queen’s University
(3)
Department of Laboratory Medicine, The Credit Valley Hospital & Trillium Health Centre
(4)
Department of Oncology, Queen’s University
(5)
Division of Cancer Biology and Genetics, Cancer Research Institute, Queen’s University

Reference

  1. Ghaffari A, Hoskin V, Szeto A, Hum M, Liaghati N, Nakatsu K, et al. A novel role for ezrin in breast cancer angio/lymphangiogenesis. Breast Canc Res. 2014;16(5):438. [Epub ahead of print] http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=ghaffari+elliott.

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