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An Alzheimer’s treatment breakthrough that slowed progression and began to show its effects in 2015, would reduce out-of-pocket costs to people with the disease by $8 billion in 2020–from the expected $40 billion to $32 billion.
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