When I decided to study abroad in 1974, I also decided that I would not allow CF to stop me from living my life to the fullest.
When my 8-year-old daughter with CF found out that the disease is potentially fatal, I was grateful for her optimistic views on life and death. But deep down, I was saddened with the thought of a cure being so far away that I wouldn't be around to see it. Today, my fears have dwindled.
Dr. John P. Clancy shares new developments in drugs that restore airway surface liquid in the lungs of people with cystic fibrosis, making it easier to clear mucus.
Dr. James Chmiel shares new developments in drugs to reduce inflammation in the lungs and help prevent lung damage.
Dr. Jennifer Taylor-Cousar shares new developments in drugs that fight infections in the lungs of people with cystic fibrosis.
Drs. Drucy Borowitz and Manu Jain share new developments in drugs that will treat the underlying cause of cystic fibrosis.
Going on vacation without your child with cystic fibrosis can be hard, but here are some tips to help make it a little easier.
With the holidays fast approaching, it's time to prepare for the change of schedule in your cystic fibrosis routine.
During my five months in Denmark for a study abroad program, I not only learned more about myself and others, but I became more confident in my ability to take care of myself. Don't let CF stand in the way of experiencing that, or any other dreams.
Ever wondered what it takes for a potential cystic fibrosis drug to become approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration? Here's an explanation of the four phases of clinical research.