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Monthly Archives: April 2017

Free Dental Care

The McGill University Faculty of Dentistry will once again be offering free dental treatments this summer, from July 4th to 27th, for people living with Cystic Fibrosis. Treatment is provided by fourth-year dental students under the supervision of general practice dentists. People who are seen with this program, supported by the Quebec

Tributes to Louis Plante

On Saturday, April 8, one of us, Louis Plante, died waiting for a second pulmonary transplant. In addition to being involved in our organization several years, Louis is known to be the inventor of the Frequencer, a respiratory physiotherapy device used by several people living with cystic fibrosis. The creation

New effective treatment for some Cystic Fibrosis mutations!

Great news for people living with CF! On March 29th, Vertex released two new Phase 3 studies on the use of a CF treatment. Indeed, the association of ivacaftor (activator, active principle of Kalydeco®) and of the corrector VX-661 (tezacaftor) proved effective for patients aged 12 years and older and