What Is Cystic Fibrosis and How Does It Affect Me?



This Demystifying Medicine animated video from McMaster University explains what cystic fibrosis (CF) is in a very simple way.

According to the New York Times, “good decisions start with accurate information.” Learn more about the four most common misconceptions non-patients have about cystic fibrosis.

From genetic mutation to the symptoms of the disease and how organs are affected by CF, learn all about this disease that affects approximately one in 2,500 babies.

The symptoms of cystic fibrosis will vary from patient to patient, but there are commonalities in the way that CF affects the body. Learn more about them here.

Cystic Fibrosis News Today is strictly a news and information website about the disease. It does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

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