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Lecanemab Reduced Markers of Amyloid in Early Alzheimer Disease

December 01, 2022. 12:00 AM CST.

Moderately less decline seen in cognition and function at 18 months with lecanemab versus placebo

By Elana Gotkine HealthDay Reporter Read article

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