17 min

The Aducanumab Aftermath: The Patient Tradeoffs

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Desperate to slow her cognitive decline, one patient shares her hopes and concerns about the first new Alzheimer’s drug in nearly 20 years.
This episode is part of a special weeklong series examining the potentially sweeping consequences this drug, known as aducanumab, could have on millions of patients’ lives and billions of dollars in health care spending.
Guest: Arthena Caston, Alzheimer’s patient and advocate
Explore the full series and additional resources: https://tradeoffs.org/aducanumab
Read a transcript of this episode: https://tradeoffs.org/2021/06/23/the-aducanumab-aftermath-the-patient/
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Desperate to slow her cognitive decline, one patient shares her hopes and concerns about the first new Alzheimer’s drug in nearly 20 years.
This episode is part of a special weeklong series examining the potentially sweeping consequences this drug, known as aducanumab, could have on millions of patients’ lives and billions of dollars in health care spending.
Guest: Arthena Caston, Alzheimer’s patient and advocate
Explore the full series and additional resources: https://tradeoffs.org/aducanumab
Read a transcript of this episode: https://tradeoffs.org/2021/06/23/the-aducanumab-aftermath-the-patient/
Sign up for our weekly newsletter to see what research health policy experts are reading right now, plus recommendations from our staff: bit.ly/tradeoffsnewsletter
Support this type of journalism today, with a gift: https://tradeoffs.org/donate
Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/tradeoffspod

See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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