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May 9th, 2007

SNM Seeks to Improve Patient Care by Advancing Molecular Imaging and Therapy

"It is imperative that our legislators and regulators understand the potential of molecular imaging and therapy for American health care and the issues related to advancing that potential. This is why we are taking advantage of our meeting location and bringing our messages to Capitol Hill," Sandler explained. "Molecular imaging is critical for detecting disease earlier, for individualizing treatment, for improving diagnosis and for facilitating drug discovery and development. Through advances in genetics, biochemistry and nanotechnology, molecular imaging is playing an increasingly significant role in diagnosing and treating cancer, dementias (Alzheimer's), and movement, seizure and psychiatric disorders," noted Sandler.


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