Cystic Fibrosis is a life-shortening, inherited disease that is typically diagnosed shortly after birth. This condition attacks the digestive system and slowly shuts down the lungs.
There is average life expectancy for someone living with cystic fibrosis is 37. It is cutting lives in half.
More than 1,000,000 Australians carry the CF gene.
over 3300 Australians are living with cystic fibrosis.
There is NO cure.
Cystic Fibrosis Queensland provides specialised support to people living with this chronic and life-shortening condition.