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Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis is a progressive, genetic disease that affects the lungs, pancreas, and other organs. 

Deep Dive into Cystic Fibrosis


About Cystic Fibrosis

People with CF can have a variety of symptoms, including:

  • Very salty-tasting skin

  • Persistent coughing, at times with phlegm, and

  • Frequent lung infections including pneumonia or bronchitis. 

For more information, visit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Maryland Treatment Centers

The mission of the Eudowood Division of Pediatric Respiratory Sciences is to improve the health of children with respiratory disorders by providing exemplary patient- and family-centered care, performing research to understand the mechanisms of disease, developing new therapies and training the next generation of health care providers. Their physicians have the expertise to evaluate and treat a wide variety of problems, including ... cystic fibrosis. For more information, John Hopkins Children's Center Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine.

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