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Explanation of cystic fibrosis
Cystic fibrosis is one of the most common and deadly inherited (non-infectious) genetic diseases. The disease impairs the functions of the lungs, pancreas, and liver, and some patients need a transplant (of the lungs or liver).
The association was founded in 1967 as an independent association by the patients’ parents, whose goal is to help cystic fibrosis (CF) patients and their families cope with the disease.
The CF Association helps families in the daily struggle, provides help and guidance in physiotherapy, helps those in need of transplants, helps fund physicians’ participation in advanced training, encourages research, works to raise awareness among the general public and the professional public, and helps clinics and CF centers in hospitals. And psychologists.