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October 2, 2012

Breathe Easier: Advancements Boost Survival From Cystic Fibrosis

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A half-century ago, most people with cystic fibrosis died before reaching elementary school. Today, thanks to new treatments and screening practices, the rate of survival from the disease has dramatically increased, with a median survival age just over 38 years, said Dr. Mark Wylam, a cystic fibrosis specialist at Mayo Clinic. That’s up from a […]

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