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Platinum

A rare and valuable metal. Platinum is used in jewelry and electronics. Platinum is traded as a commodity on various security exchanges. Platinum is volatile like other commodities, but generally maintains a relatively high price.
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Table 1 Studies Indicating Benefit of Fish Oil + Platinum Chemotherapy Authors/Year Type of Study Intervention/Comparison Murphy In Vivo 2.
This gives us a way to identify which women are at highest risk for resistance to platinum chemotherapy, the standard treatment for ovarian cancer, and helps identify ovarian cancer patients with the worst outcomes," said Joanne Weidhaas, associate professor of therapeutic radiology and senior author of the study.
The study involved 670 chemotherapy-naive men and women with stage III and IV non-small cell lung cancer, most of whom were too ill to have standard platinum chemotherapy.
They determined that in the presence of cranberry extract, platinum chemotherapy was six times more effective against platinum-resistant ovarian cancer cells.