Cystic Fibrosis: What Is It and What Are Some Common Treatments?

What Is Cystic Fibrosis? Who Gets CF? In the United States, an estimated 30,000 people have been diagnosed with cystic fibrosis (CF), according to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. CF is classified as an autosomal recessive disorder. This simply means that for the disease to develop, two copies of the abnormal gene are necessary. When two …

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