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cisplatin

[¦sis′plat·ən]
(medicine)
A transition-metal complex that is used in the treatment of cancer, with particular effectiveness in the treatment of testicular and ovarian cancers; second- and third-generation variants of this drug have been developed to mitigate undesirable side effects.
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For example, in the latest of a series of Superior Court of Justice decisions on the matter of Platinex Inc v Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation, (100) Justice Smith commented that "the issue of appropriate funding is essential to a fair and balanced consultation process, to ensure a 'level playing field'".
When it came to facing their full constitutional challenge, the government gave up their case, choosing to pay Platinex $5 million rather than defend the constitutionality of their land concessions.
The exploration predated Mikisew Cree; Platinex was caught by a major development in the law.
Rubicon Minerals Corporation will grant Platinex a four-year option to purchase a 100 per cent undivided interest in 10 unpatented mining claims, subject to a 1.
A floatplane filled with equipment and staff from the Platinex mining company attempted to land on Big Trout Lake, known as Kitchenuhmaykoosib to the local Inninuwug.
Prior to listing Platinex closed two separate unbrokered private placements of an aggregate 1,164,726 common shares for aggregate proceeds of $306,407.
5-million government buyout of the claims of two other juniors, Platinex and God's Lake Resources, that had confrontations with the Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation.
But on the other hand, I don't think we should keep coming back like we did with Platinex.
They had told us about a similar industrial incursion on their territory from Platinex, a platinum-mining company.
5 million to buy out the claims of two companies, Platinex and God's Lake Resources, after a series of confrontations with K.
In a long and messy tale that has gone on for nearly 10 years, KI members made attempts to thwart Platinex Inc.
Results of early exploration did not favour development at the time, but in 1999 a new, junior exploration company, Platinex, became interested in platinum potential that earlier surveys may have overlooked, obtaining 221 contiguous mining claims in the vicinity of Big Trout Lake.