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Is platinum effective for everyone with ovarian cancer?

Gustavo Rodriguez, MD
Gynecologic Oncology
Even in women who have had what is thought to be platinum-resistant ovarian cancers that recur less than six months after diagnosis, doctors have found response rates as high as 30% to 40%. Platinum can be effective for some with ovarian cancer. 

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