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Continuous Treatment Reduces Risk of Confirmed Disability Progression in MS

Key clinical point: Treatment with DMT for more than 10 years reduces the risk of confirmed disability progression in MS.

Major finding: Continuous treatment with DMT reduced the risk of 24-month confirmed disability progression by 35%.

Study details: A retrospective analysis of data for 15,602 patients with relapsing-remitting MS.

Disclosures: Two of the researchers are employees of Biogen International, which supported the research. Several investigators received compensation or funding from various pharmaceutical companies.