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“ENJOYING THE MOMENT” TAKES ON A WHOLE NEW MEANING FOR PEOPLE WITH CYSTIC FIBROSIS

Cystic Fibrosis Canada is proud to announce the launch of its Year End fundraising campaign, Moments. Running until December 31, 2020, the campaign will help to ensure that CF Canada’s critical work to lengthen the lifespan and improve the lives of people living with cystic fibrosis can continue. Donations will be matched up to $150,000 until December 31 thanks to two private donors.

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Pills in hand

ADVOCACY UPDATE & LATEST NEWS FROM CYSTIC FIBROSIS CANADA: NOVEMBER 21

On November 9, 2020, Cystic Fibrosis Canada received information that a decision had been made by the manufacturer to bring new CF medicines to Canada. On November 17, The Minister of Health, Patty Hajdu, publicly confirmed that an application to bring Trikafta to Canada is in progress and with a ‘priority review’ to speed up the approval process with Health Canada. 

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Melissa Verleg

LIFE-CHANGING TREATMENT, TRIKAFTA, IS COMING TO CANADA

Today the cystic fibrosis story is significantly changing, with a long-awaited transformational therapy now in sight for Canadians living with the disease. Cystic Fibrosis Canada has received information that a decision has been made by the manufacturer to bring new CF medicines to Canada. 

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Cystic fibrosis occurs when a child inherits two defective copies of the gene responsible for cystic fibrosis (one from each parent). Canadians with cystic fibrosis consume a large number of enzymes, about 20 pills a day, to help absorb nutrients from food Cumulatively, CF patients spent over 24,500 days in hospital and attended over 16,500 clinic visits in 2013.
Upcoming Events
December 3, 2020
Understanding CF Modulators Webinar

Cystic Fibrosis Canada is hosting a webinar series focused on answering your questions regarding the access to CF modulators in Canada. 

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December 3, 2020
Ontario 50/50 Raffle

Help us build the jackpot today! Buy your tickets and you can win while supporting the more than 4,300 Canadians living with CF. 

*See event listing for more details*

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CF Champions
Victoria Lachowska
Age 27, Calgary, Alberta

My dream of becoming a world famous opera singer was born the day I won my first singing competition at the age of 9, standing on stage, with applause pouring over me – I was on top of the world and realized in that moment that I was born to sing.

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