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Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a common hereditary (inherited) chronic disease that can affect multiple parts of a child’s body — most commonly the lungs and digestive system. "Fibrosis" refers to an excessive amount of fibrous connective tissue in an organ. In cystic fibrosis, this build-up leads to cysts forming, most commonly in the lungs and pancreas. This defective gene causes the body to produce unusually thick, sticky mucus that:
The Cystic Fibrosis Center at Boston Children's is one of the oldest and largest cystic fibrosis centers in the United States. Caring for more than 600 children and adults each year, we provide services ranging from evaluation and diagnosis to treatment and patient education.
Our center is staffed by an experienced, multidisciplinary team of clinicians, all of whom have specialized training in the care of patients with cystic fibrosis. This approach ensures a thoughtful discussion of every treatment possibility in every case. Your child is in excellent hands with us.
We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”