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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). 65% of Canadians newly diagnosed with cystic fibrosis in 2019 were diagnosed through newborn screening In 2019, 46 Canadians with cystic fibrosis had surgery for a lung transplant
Upcoming Events
June 17, 2021
Stand Up for a Cure

Join us for a fun night of laughs on Thursday, June 17th at 8:00 p.m., just in time for Father's Day! Put the children to bed and pull up a chair for some good laughs about adulting. This show is virtual but NOT pre-recorded - it's live. We promise there will be NO bad Dad jokes! 

*See event listing to learn more*

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June 27, 2021
GearUp4CF 2021 virtual ride Canada (celebration June 27)

GearUp4CF 2021 virtual ride Canada - celebration June 27

The ride is open to everyone across Canada and includes a virtual component for those unable to attend in person.  Riders may also choose the 1-day option to Chilliwack where the celebratory dinner and an overnight option are available to all riders and their supporters.

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CF Champions
Mia Gaudenzi
Age 12, Toronto, Ontario

My name is Mia Gaudenzi and I’m 12 years old. I was born a seemingly healthy baby until around 3 years old when I became ill with pneumonia regularly. Doctors just thought I was unlucky until I had my sweat chloride tests to rule out CF.

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