Cystic fibrosis patients now live 20 years longer than in the 1990s, Canadian study showsBMJ 2014; 349 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g6844 (Published 17 November 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g6844
- Susan Mayor
People with cystic fibrosis are living for 20 years longer than they did in the 1990s, figures from a Canadian study have shown.
Researchers analysed data from the Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Registry,1 a population based cohort that collects demographic and yearly clinical information on patients who receive care at the 43 accredited cystic fibrosis centres in Canada. The registry …