Msnbc.com Highlights Adult with CF
Nov. 10, 2008 | 1 min read

As a child with cystic fibrosis, Brad Hildebrandt was told he wouldn't survive to 20, and he'd never have children. Today, he's an athletic 44-year-old and the father of twins.

An article on msnbc.com features the remarkable experiences of Hildebrant and the many adults like him who are thriving, thanks to advances in CF treatment in care.

Dr. Bruce Marshall, vice president of clinical affairs for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation says in the article: "There has been an amazing shift in the demographic. Nearly half the CF population are now adults. So it is not just a pediatric disease anymore. CF patients are doctors, firefighters and, as in Brad's case, softball players."

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