Alzheimer’s Association Applauds CMS Decision to Cover PET Imaging for Alzheimer’s Disease Diagnosis

A valuable Alzheimer’s disease diagnostic tool will now be more accessible across the country thanks to a policy change today by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The Alzheimer’s Association applauds CMS for taking action to expand coverage of brain amyloid positron emission tomography (PET) imaging for the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease.

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Duran Duran’s Andy Taylor Says ‘Radioactive’ Cancer Drug May Extend His Life 5 Years

Duran Duran’s Andy Taylor was diagnosed with stage 4 prostate cancer in 2018 but is now “asymptomatic” after receiving a new and innovative cancer treatment. The musician was administered Lutetium-177, a type of radioactive treatment that targets cancer cells. In an interview with The Times, he said: “I was classified as palliative, end-of-life care. Now I’m not; I’m asymptomatic.”

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