Learn how your child's
Although adults with cystic fibrosis are at a significantly higher risk of developing colorectal cancer than the general population, colonoscopy screening is an effective way to prevent and treat colorectal cancer by helping to detect and remove polyps. People with CF should be screened starting at age 40 (or 30 for those who have had a transplant). Find out how early screening can help reduce the risk.
There are two main types of clinical studies in CF research. Both are important to move research forward and provide the best outcomes for people with CF.
Clinical trials are critical to developing new treatments for CF. So, how exactly does an experimental drug become an approved therapy?
Choosing to volunteer in a
Clinical trials that test potential drugs and therapies in people with cystic fibrosis are a major part of CF research. They take place at Cystic Fibrosis Foundation-accredited care centers all over the United States and enroll people with CF of all ages.
When you are deciding whether to join a clinical trial, you should consider logistics.
When participating in a clinical trial, nothing is more important than your safety. We go the extra mile when it comes to protecting study volunteers.