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Dr. John Wade

Dr. John Wade

MD, FRCPC
Rheumatologist
Vancouver, BC
Q:

What is methotrexate?

A:

Methotrexate is commonly used in the treatment of inflammatory arthritis. It is usually the first medication considered in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis , and it is very effective in treating symptoms. You can take methotrexate by oral form once a week, or it can be injected. Your rheumatologist may prescribe methotrexate, perhaps along with other medications, for your inflammatory arthritis.

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Methotrexate and Prednisone for Inflammatory Diseases

Dr. Dean Foti

Dr. Dean Foti

MD, FRCPC, Behavioural
Neurologist
Vancouver, BC
Q:

How is dementia treated?

A:

The treatment for dementia basically involves managing symptoms. Your doctor may want to treat your depression if you have low mood, and other behavioural symptoms could be treated as well. This can help lessen the impact of your dementia, and slow down the rate of decline.

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Managing the Progression of Dementia

Dr. Jan Peter Dank

Dr. Jan Peter Dank

MD
Dermatologist
Bellingham, WA
Q:

What is non-melanoma skin cancer?

A:

Non-melanoma skin cancer is the most common type of skin cancer, and it starts in the common type of skin cells called the keratinocytes. The common types of non-melanoma skin cancer are basal cell and squamous cell cancers. In general terms, non-melanoma skin cancers have a higher rate of successful treatment.

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Differentiating between Melanoma and Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers