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The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is the world's leader in the search for a cure for CF and supports a broad range of research initiatives to tackle the disease from all angles.
Cystic Fibrosis is a life shortening genetic disease that affects about 70,000 people worldwide. CF causes the body to produce unusually thick mucus that clogs the lungs, causing lung infections that damage the lungs which over time leads to respiratory failure. Along with the respiratory system, CF also affects the sweat glands, digestive system and reproductive system.
Cystic Fibrosis is considered an orphan disease (less than 200,000 people) therefore the Foundation cannot receive any federal funding. Our donations are critical.
The mission of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is to cure Cystic Fibrosis and to provide all people
with CF the opportunity to lead long, fulfilling lives by funding research and drug development,
partnering with the CF community, and advancing high-quality, specialized care.
Because of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and all your donations the lives of CFers and our families are shifting. Life expectancy continues to be pushed further and further. The idea of a future, of growing old is becoming a reality for many.
Thank you for your support! Donate today! Until CF stands for Cure Found
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