Thirty years ago, a diagnosis of cystic fibrosis (CF) meant death before the age of 20. Today, thanks in large part to research conducted at National Jewish Health, half of patients are over 18, with an average projected lifespan of 37 years.
National Jewish Health has the largest adult CF program in the nation. You can help us continue our work to discover new treatments, extend life expectancy and improve quality of life for CF patients. Donate to the 2014 Fund-a-Need.
Meet Sam and Libby, National Jewish Health patients who are beating the odds thanks to advances we are making in care and research.
Fund-a-Need is a program that culminates each year at the Beaux Arts Ball. On February 22, Ball attendees raised their paddles, bringing in thousands of dollars in support of our CF Program. We are close to our goal of $500,000. Please make a donation today!
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