Cystic fibrosis (CF) is one of the most prevalent global congenital disorders, affecting some 70,000 individuals worldwide and 30,000 children and adults in the United States. While clinical efforts are expanding worldwide to improve diagnostic testing and treatment approaches for this progressive lung disease, targeted therapies for CF against any specific mutation remain elusive.
The Cystic Fibrosis in Focus series gathers the latest information from leading medical experts devoted to advancing knowledge in pursuit of treating patients with CF. With education spanning topics such as pinpointing CF's underlying genetic basis, identifying specific mutations, improving clinical detection methods, and providing more targeted therapies, The Cystic Fibrosis in Focus series delivers the critical tools needed to improve care for CF patients.
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