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Raise Awareness for Cystic Fibrosis
Consider these statistics:
- 30,000 children and adults have CF in the United States.
- More than 10 million Americans are symptomless carriers of the defective CF gene.
- About 1,000 new cases of cystic fibrosis are diagnosed each year.
- Thomas S. Higgins, MD, MSPH
(1) Liang J, Higgins TS, Ishman SL, Boss EF, Benke JR, Lin SY. Surgical management of chronic rhinosinusitis in cystic fibrosis: a systematic review. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2013 Jul 9. doi: 10.1002/alr.21190. [Epub ahead of print]