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Thanks to the team at the Cystic Fibrosis Center, 10-year-old Chad is spending less time in the hospital – and more time doing what he loves.
Since Abby was just a few weeks old, her medical team at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Cystic Fibrosis Center has focused on keeping her healthy and growing.
Watching Angela DeStasio glide across the dance floor, you’d never suspect she has cystic fibrosis. Learn how she manages her disease so that she can continue to do what she loves.
Brooklyn has been treated at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's Cystic Fibrosis Center since she was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at 3 months old.
Jessica has lived with cystic fibrosis since she was a baby. The Cystic Fibrosis Center at CHOP prepared her to manage her disease as she transitioned to college.
Sisters Julia and Claire both have cystic fibrosis (CF) and are treated by CHOP’s Cystic Fibrosis Center. The disease has created a strong bond between them.
Tommy, 21, has cystic fibrosis. He’s become a champion for the cause, organizing an annual campus-wide fundraising walk to raise awareness and research funding.
Zak, 9, is more organized than most adults, managing his daily medicines and therapies to treat his cystic fibrosis and CF-related diabetes.
Genetic testing showed a 1 in 4 chance that Jessica and Greg’s son would have cystic fibrosis. A sweat test after he was born confirmed the diagnosis.
CHOP’s Cystic Fibrosis Center was like a second home for Devon growing up. Now 21, she offers advice to other CF patients making the transition to adult care.