What is CFF number?
Call us at 1-800-FIGHT CF.
Who owns the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation?
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
|Founded||December 16, 1955|
|President, Chief Executive Officer||Michael P. Boyle, M.D.|
|Chair, Adult Advisory Council||KC White|
|Subsidiaries||Cystic Fibrosis Patient Assistance Foundation, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics|
What is CFF medical?
Cystic fibrosis: A common grave genetic disease that affects the exocrine glands and is characterized by the production of abnormal secretions, leading to mucus buildup that impairs the pancreas and, secondarily, the intestine. Mucus buildup in lungs can impair respiration.
Is Cystic Fibrosis a charity?
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) is a voluntary, non-profit organization. Its mission is to assure the development of the means to cure and control cystic fibrosis (CF) and to improve the quality of life for those with the disease.
Will cystic fibrosis ever be cured?
There is no cure for cystic fibrosis, but treatment can ease symptoms, reduce complications and improve quality of life. Close monitoring and early, aggressive intervention is recommended to slow the progression of CF , which can lead to a longer life.
Why I have mucus in my throat?
Possible causes of excess mucus can be food allergies, an acid reflux from the stomach, or an infection. The consistency of mucus in the throat also varies depending on what is going on in your body. Common causes of too much mucus in the throat include a cold or flu, acute bronchitis, sinusitis or pneumonia.
Can adults get cystic fibrosis?
While cystic fibrosis is usually diagnosed in childhood, adults with no symptoms (or mild symptoms) during their youth can still be found to have the disease.
What is the CF Foundation doing?
The CF Foundation is the world’s leader in the fight against CF, and our scientific portfolio reflects our drive to provide effective treatments and — one day — a cure to every individual with this disease. Learn more Path to a CureLeading the fight
Why choose CFF to finance your commercial truck?
With a range of programs, plus low payments and $0 down loan and lease options on a full spectrum of commercial trucks and construction equipment, CFF is the perfect lending partner to finance your fleet and grow your business fast.
What is factfinder for the nation?
Factfinder for the Nation: Transportation & Warehousing, and Utilities This Factfinder describes the censuses and surveys that collect transportation & warehousing and utilities information and the statistics available. This Factfinder describes the censuses and surveys that collect import and export information and the statistics available.
What is cystic fibrosis (CF)?
Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a progressive, genetic disease that causes persistent lung infections and limits the ability to breathe over time. Learn more New to CF? Just diagnosed? Have you or your child just been diagnosed with CF? We know it can feel hard to know where to start, so we’ve collected a few key items to help you.