Evaluation of shark cartilage in patients with advanced cancer

@article{Loprinzi2005EvaluationOS,
  title={Evaluation of shark cartilage in patients with advanced cancer},
  author={Charles L. Loprinzi and Ralph Levitt and Debra L. Barton and Jeff A. Sloan and Pamela J. Atherton and Denise J. Smith and Shaker R. Dakhil and Dennis Frederic Moore and James E. Krook and Kendrith M. Rowland and Miroslaw A. Mazurczak and Alan R. Berg and George P. Kim},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2005},
  volume={104}
}
Shark cartilage has been a popular complementary or alternative medicine intervention. The basis for this popularity is the claim that sharks rarely get cancer because of the high proportion of cartilage in the shark's body. However, early studies were equivocal. Therefore, a clinical trial was conducted to look at the impact of shark cartilage in patients with advanced cancer. The primary goal of this trial was to determine whether a shark cartilage product improved overall survival for… 
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