Letter to the Editor: New Dementia Study at UCSF

The need for better tools to provide earlier and more accurate diagnosis of Alzheimer’s and other dementias is critical. One of the most important breakthroughs in Alzheimer’s Diagnosis is the brain amyloid PET scan to detect one of the hallmark brain changes related to Alzheimer’s – amyloid accumulation – in people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or dementia of uncertain cause.