Patients and doctors split over early treatment

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Patients and doctors split over early treatment

Postby MSUK » Thu May 19, 2011 12:44 am

Patients and doctors split over early treatment of aggressive MS

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Early treatment to slow or even halt the progression of multiple sclerosis raises new hope for patients but poses challenges in clinical decision-making, according to Professor Bill Carroll, scientific chariman of MS Research Australia.

Speaking at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Neurologists in Hobart, Professor Carroll said the management of MS was moving to a new level of complexity.... Read More - http://tinyurl.com/LatestMSNews
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Postby sou » Thu May 19, 2011 1:56 am

If treatment prevented anything and wasn't just a temporary relief, I would definitely start ASAP. But...
Shortest joke: "We may not be able to cure MS but we can manage its symptoms."
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