CYSTIC FIBROSIS CANADA
Cystic Fibrosis, or CF is a hereditary disease caused by a variation of mutations in the human gene. The common indicators of CF are known to affect the function of the respiratory and digestive systems. Characterized by the production and thickening of mucus in the lungs, Cystic Fibrosis often results in frequent respiratory infections and potential life-threatening consequences for those who are affected. There is currently no cure for the disease. Cystic Fibrosis Canada is an internationally recognized leader for the advocacy, innovative research, and necessary healthcare required towards finding a cure.