Peyton Phillips Block 4
Platinum in different chemical forms can be used for anti-cancer drugs. It causes the division of living cells. There has been success using platinum as anti-cancer drugs to stop neck, ovarian, and head cancers. Platinum has been found to be less toxic than other drugs when used to stop growing tumors. Upcoming platinum anti-cancer drugs are found to be able to stop prostate cancer and has a higher survival rate than existing treatments.
Other than medical, the use of platinum in jewelry is very high. Because platinum does not tarnish or react with air or water, it makes platinum very wanted in jewelry. Platinum is a heavy jewelry but it malleable and ductile into very small parts. It is more resistant to wear and tear than Gold, White Gold, and Silver.