Patient Resource Center

617 8th Avenue S.E. Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 Phone: (319) 364-4008 Fax: (319) 365-0267 Toll Free: (888) 364-4008
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Health Issues

Cystic Fibrosis Overview and Facts

Cystic fibrosis is an inherited disease that causes thick, sticky mucus to build up in the lungs and digestive tract. It is one of the most common type of chronic lung disease in children and young adults, and may result in early death.