We have about 70 chapters and offices across the country that work diligently to raise funds and support our community in the search for a cure. They host events (including virtually and outdoors) and serve as a hub for the CF community. Get to know them!
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The CF Foundation supports a wide range of innovative research programs to discover and develop new and effective CF therapies.
La Fundación de Fibrosis Quística está buscando una cura para cada persona con FQ. No descansaremos hasta encontrarla. Mientras tanto, le ofrecemos apoyo y información para ayudarle a vivir lo mejor posible.
Diagnosing CF is a multistep process. A complete diagnostic evaluation should include a newborn screening, a sweat chloride test, a genetic or carrier test, and a clinical evaluation at a CF Foundation-accredited care center.
You may have a lot of questions, and may not know where to start. While there is a wealth of information available, we pulled together a few of the key things you should know, and sources of help and support, right here on this page. Keep reading. You're in the right place.
Close to 40,000 people in the U.S. have cystic fibrosis, a rare genetic disease. The majority of people with CF are diagnosed by age 2 thanks to newborn screening tests. If you have CF or are considering testing for it, knowing about the role of genetics in CF can help you make decisions about your health care.
Researchers, supported by the CF Foundation, have made tremendous advances to improve the health and quality of life of people with CF. We are committed to providing the tools and resources you need to continuously build upon this work.