What is CF
CF is a life-threatening genetic disease that primarily affects the lungs and digestive system.
An estimated 30,000 children and adults in the United States have CF. According to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, approximately 1,000 new cases of CF are diagnosed in the United States each year.
With advancements in research, people are not only living longer with CF, but they are also living a more quality life. New therapies and specialized care is giving people greater control of their disease. We at the CFA recognize this and work hard to offer resources that will help make a living with this disease more manageable.