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A treatment breakthrough that slowed the progression of Alzheimer’s disease would reduce the number of people with the disease from 2.4 million to 1.1 million in 2020, and from 6.5 million to 1.2 million in 2050.

Alzheimer's Association. Changing the Trajectory of Alzheimer’s Disease: How a treatment by 2025 saves lives and dollars. Washington, D.C.: Alzheimer’s Association; 2010. http://www.alz.org/documents_custom/trajectory.pdf

Reference

Title
Changing the Trajectory of Alzheimer’s Disease: How a treatment by 2025 saves lives and dollars
Publisher
Alzheimer’s Association
Publication Date
2010
Authors
Alzheimer's Association
URL
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  • Innovative Medical Research
  • Future Value

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