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How Is a Lung Transplant Initiated?

At some point -- maybe not now but possibly many years from now -- your lungs may not work well enough to do the job your body needs them to do. Lung transplantation is the most effective way to improve your quality of life and chances of survival if you have very severe lung disease.

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    Weighing the Benefits and Risks

    Weighing the benefits against the risks of having a lung transplant can be overwhelming. Your cystic fibrosis care team can help you and guide you to a transplant center with expertise in cases like yours so that you can be fully informed prior to making your decision.

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    Social Support

    The process of waiting for, receiving and then recovering from a lung transplant can be long and stressful-not just for you, but also for your loved ones. You or your family may want to talk to others who are going or have gone through it, and understand what you're feeling-both before and after the transplant.

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