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Glossary: Rheumatrex, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

Rheumatrex

(ROO-muh-trex)

A drug used to treat some types of cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, and severe skin conditions, such as psoriasis. Rheumatrex stops cells from making DNA and may kill cancer cells. It is a type of antimetabolite. Also called amethopterin, methotrexate, and MTX.

2007-10-08

2009-03-13

Methotrexate