Cycling the Cape Town Cycle Tour with Cystic Fibrosis

The 2023 Cape Town Cycle Tour, previously known as the Cape Argus, had two rare cyclists this year, Jason van’t Slot and Carmen Möller. Both have been diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, a rare inherited genetic disease that affects multiple organs in the body, primarily...

CF New Frontiers Project : Vertex Update

Members of the CF New Frontiers Committee (CFNFC) engaged in a meeting with representatives from Vertex Pharmaceuticals on 16 September 2020. Representing South Africa on a national level, the CFNFC attendees consisted of doctors specializing in paediatric and adult...

What is the Cystic Fibrosis New Frontiers Committee?

The life expectancy of patients with cystic fibrosis (“CF”) has increased substantially over the past 20 years – this has been primarily due to successes in coordinated delivery of care, and advances in CF treatment. This treatment, however, only focuses on...
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