The risk for colorectal cancer in adults with cystic fibrosis is 5–10 times greater than the general population, and even higher for people with CF who receive a lung or other solid organ transplant. Find out how early screening can help reduce your risk.
By learning about the implications of all transplant-related medications and treatments before undergoing a transplant, men with cystic fibrosis can avoid some of the harmful reproductive side effects and improve their ability to have biological children post-transplant.
Listening to my body -- and hearing what it has to say -- is not always what I want to do, but what I need to do.
Because transplant is such a complex process, most transplant centers require that candidates gather the necessary social support to help navigate the transplant process.
Want to know why getting a flu shot is so important? I ignored my early flu symptoms, which ended up spoiling the holidays and leading to an exacerbation.
Before my double lung transplant, I experienced major body aches and poor posture due to my cystic fibrosis. Here are some of the ways I found to help combat this and ease some of my pain.
As a hospital administrator, I try to apply what I've learned from receiving care as a person with CF to provide better health care for my patients.
Life with cystic fibrosis is complicated, but there are ways to make things run a bit more smoothly. Here are some of my favorite ways to stay organized with CF.