Ruthenium-based compounds and tumour growth control (review).

  title={Ruthenium-based compounds and tumour growth control (review).},
  author={Gianni Sava and Alberta Bergamo},
  journal={International journal of oncology},
  volume={17 2},
Heavy metals have often been represented, as an uncertain entity related to renal and other risks of toxicity. In favour of this thought there are several lines of evidence, first of all traffic pollution, other evidence that metals such as arsenite, mercury, cadmium or even iron or radioactive heavy metals, that may be introduced into the body by accident, have been responsible of well known pathologies (for example saturnism with lead) or acute toxicity. Therefore, the biological and medical… CONTINUE READING