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Q. Is pervasive developmental disorder (PDD) or autism is fatal……what exactly it is……?

A. Autism is not fatal in its symptom and progression but it can become fatal as it does impair normal physiological function it CAN BE a fatal condition. It’s a group of illness which involves delays in the development of basic skills. It happens to children below age 3. It affects the child`s ability to communicate and interact. Autism affected children are also found to be mentally retarded.

Q. I was at my colleague's home and one of his kids kept talking to herself he said that she has PDD. i later asked my wife about it and she said she thinks it's a type of autism. but other than talking to herself the girl seemed perfectly normal. so is PDD a light version of autism?

A. I didn't really understand everything in this web page, but I think I get the big picture. Thanx

Q. What resources are available in Seattle, Washington to help with an autistic child?

A. i miss Seattle... here is a link to "Autism Spectrum Treatment and Research (ASTAR) Center". a well know establishment:

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Importantly, our data also indicate the presence of a clinically informative subpopulation of CTC at primary diagnosis, possibly providing innate platinum resistance and expressing a certain ERCC1 level without any previous contact with cisplatinum.
SK-OV-3 cells are resistant to tumor necrosis factor and to several cytotoxic drugs including diphtheria toxin, cisplatinum, and adriamycin [1].
Because it was impossible to perform complete surgery, a chemotherapy regimen was fashioned using aggressive multi-agent chemotherapy, including the BEP regimen (Bleomycin, Cisplatinum, and Etoposide).
Cisplatin, cisplatinum or cis-diammine- dichloroplatinum (II) (CDDP), a platinum-based drug, is one of the most frequently used anti- neoplastic agents for various types of cancer.
Modulatory effects of the extracts of saffron and Nigela sativa against cisplatinum induced toxicity in mice.
5-FU, cisplatinum, doxorubicin, bleomycin and interferon have been used in some cases of extensive, deeply invasive lesions as intralesional or systemic chemotherapy, but reports in the literature are scanty and outdated.
Certain agents have been identified as particularly gonadotoxic to the testes, including the alkalating agents procarbazine, cisplatinum and vinblastine.
Bleomycin, etoposide and cisplatinum (BEP) chemotherapy was mostly as a first line treatment (87.
Chemotherapy regimes used cisplatinum along with 5 Flurouracil with or with out adriamycin3,10,15,18.