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Cystic Fibrosis Canada's Accelerating Clinical Trials (CF CanACT) network is changing lives!

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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 73.5% of Canadians newly diagnosed with cystic fibrosis in 2019 were diagnosed through newborn screening
Upcoming Events
November 2022 - February 2023
Ultimate NHL® Road Trip Raffle

Its back again! All 8 Atlantic Region chapters are selling tickets for the annual hockey raffle.

Contact a local chapter member or the Atlantic Regional staff (902-425-2462) to either sell tickets on our behalf or to purchase some for yourself.

Draw Date: February 15, 2023

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February 25, 2023
Kinsmen Club of Sackville Curling Funspiel for CF

Registration is open for the annual Funspiel for Cystic Fibrosis.

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CF Champions
Gillian Maramieri
Caledon, Ontario

Gillian Maramieri has been involved with Cystic Fibrosis Canada for 10 years and is a working mother of two boys. Her youngest, Matthew, has cystic fibrosis and was the first to be diagnosed with CF in the family. He was diagnosed at birth after Gillian’s doctors noticed an echogenic bowel 18 weeks into her pregnancy. Her first words after the diagnosis were, "Ok, now what do we need to do?"

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