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Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month
May 1 – May 31 CDT
Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month in observed in May and encourages education in the battle against a lung disease affecting more than 30,000 people in the United States.
Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month educates that CF affects more than just the lungs. This genetic disease causes constant lung infections, but it also impacts other organs in the body where mucus builds up.
While there is still no cure for Cystic Fibrosis, advancements in treatment have made it possible for those with the disease to live much longer than ever before.