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In Depth (Alzheimer’s Disease) #824749

NBC Evening News for Monday, Mar 06, 2006
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Statistics on Alzheimer’s disease cited.

(Boston: Robert Bazell) The debate about when to tell patients they are in the early stages of Alzheimer’s examined; scenes shown of an Alzheimer's Assn. committee of people with the disease whose task is advising doctors. [Massachusetts General Hospital Dr. Rudolph TANZI†, Dr. Deborah BLACKER†- comment on research aimed at determining risk.] [Massachusetts General Hospital Dr. Bradford DICKERSON†- says it’s frustrating to not be able to do anything about it.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Tomorrow’s story previewed.

Williams, Brian;
Bazell, Robert

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