Platinum

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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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Initial material prices for platinum compounds are higher than peroxide materials, but these are more than offset by production gains.
Alimta has already shown promising activity when combined with cisplatin in malignant pleural mesothelioma, a difficult-to-treat cancer in the lining of the lungs, and today's data support use with platinum compounds for non-small cell lung cancer," said Christian Manegold, professor of medicine at the University of Heidelberg, and consultant for medical oncology at the Thoracic Hospital in Heidelberg, Germany.
New agents are needed that are active in SCLC and that can overcome the drug resistance associated with currently available platinum compounds," said Alan B.
Those data demonstrated synergistic activity between Aptosyn(TM) and taxane and platinum compounds in both animal and cell culture models of human lung cancer," said Robert J.
I believe that picoplatin is unique among currently available platinum agents and has significant potential advantages, including fewer side effects and effectiveness in cancers that have become resistant to the other platinum compounds," said Dr.
OTC BULLETIN BOARD: AXCS) today announced the signing of a licensing agreement for polymer platinum compounds.
The platinum compounds marketed under the Platinum Plus(r) trade name can be used alone or in conjunction with a diesel engine particulate trap or a catalytic converter.