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CF Genetics: The Basics

Learn the basic genetics behind cystic fibrosis, including how CF gene changes affect the body, and different types of CF mutations.

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    Know Your CF Mutations

    Learn about your specific cystic fibrosis mutations so you and your doctor can find the treatments that work best for you.

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    CFTR2

    This resource helps individuals find the connections between difference CF mutations and specific symptoms of CF, and can inform potential therapies.

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    Mutation Analysis Program

    The CF Foundation's Mutation Analysis Program provides free genetic testing to people with CF to help identify their CF gene mutations.

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    Carrier Testing for CF

    CF is an inherited disease passed from parent to child. Genetic testing can be used to tell if a person carries a mutation of the CF gene or carry two CF disease-causing mutations.

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    CF Mutations Video Series

    Researchers have identified more than 1,800 mutations in the cystic fibrosis gene. Learn more about specific cystic fibrosis gene mutations in this four-part video series.

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With more than 70 chapters and offices across the country, it’s easy to find and join a local Cystic Fibrosis Foundation chapter near you.

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