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Cystic fibrosis sufferers in Canada living 2 decades longer
Cystic fibrosis sufferers in Canada living 2 decades longer (November 18, 2014 - Insidermedicine) From Toronto - Cystic fibrosis sufferers in Canada are living much longer than they did 20 years ago, according to a report published in European Respiratory Journal. Researchers studied data on 5,000 CF patients taken from the Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Registry. Results showed that the median survival in 1990 was 31.9 years, while the median survival in 2012 was 49.7 years--a difference of nearly 20 years.
 
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