Doctors Face a Moral Dilemma with Early Alzheimer’s Detection – Should Patients Be Told?

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Early diagnostic tests for Alzheimer’s lead to a moral dilemma

Marjie Popkin thought she had chemo brain, that fuzzy-headed forgetful state that she figured was a result of her treatment for ovarian cancer. She was not thinking clearly — having trouble with numbers, forgetting things she had just heard.

 

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