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What does OXR stand for?

OXR stands for Oxaliplatin (chemotherapy drug)

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Large Prospective Study Validates Use of the Oncotype DX test in Stage II and Stage III Colon Cancer and Identifies Genes that May Indicate Effectiveness of Oxaliplatin Results from Europe and Mexico-Based Studies Reconfirm the Impact of the Oncotype DX test on Guiding Treatment Decisions in Invasive Breast Cancer Patients REDWOOD CITY, Calif.
REDWOOD CITY, California and VIENNA, Austria, September 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Large Prospective Study Validates Use of the Oncotype DX test in Stage II and Stage III Colon Cancer and Identifies Genes that May Indicate Effectiveness of Oxaliplatin Results from Europe and Mexico-Based Studies Reconfirm the Impact of the Oncotype DX test on Guiding Treatment Decisions in Invasive Breast Cancer Patients Genomic Health, Inc.
Byline: ANI Washington, December 31 (ANI): Scientists at a leading European medical university have found out why chemotherapy using cisplatin often lead to hearing problems, but a treatment with oxaliplatin rarely does, despite both drugs being platinum compounds.
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Researchers with the North Central Cancer Treatment Group administered intravenous calcium and magnesium before and after treatment with the chemotherapeutic drug oxaliplatin to 50 of 102 patients with advanced colon cancer.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Adding oxaliplatin to a standard, two-drug chemotherapy regimen led to a 30% improvement in median survival among patients with metastatic colorectal cancer, according to early results from an Italian study.