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Cystic fibrosis patients now live 20 years longer than in the 1990s, Canadian study shows

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g6844 (Published 17 November 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g6844
  1. Susan Mayor
  1. 1London

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 …

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