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Jun 08, 2017, 13:42 ET Cystic Fibrosis Canada Celebrates Newborn Screening for CF in Quebec

QUEBEC, June 8, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - CF Canada is overjoyed with today's announcement by Quebec's Ministry of Health and Social Services that a screening program for CF in newborns will finally be...


May 30, 2016, 14:29 ET Calgary Women to Tee it up for Cystic Fibrosis on June 27 at the 27th Annual 65 Roses Ladies Golf Tournament

CALGARY, May 30, 2016 /CNW/ - The longest running, women only golf tournament in Calgary is set for Monday June 27, 2016. The 27th Annual 65 Roses Ladies Golf Tournament is held in support of Cystic...


May 06, 2015, 07:00 ET Walking Towards a World without Cystic Fibrosis

Tweet #AWorldWithoutCF and CARSTAR will donate up to $100,000 to CARSTAR's Great Strides™ Walk for Cystic Fibrosis Canada HAMILTON, ON, May 6, 2015 /CNW/ - In promotion of CARSTAR's Great Strides™...


Oct 15, 2014, 17:17 ET Median age of survival surpasses 50 years of age for Canadians with cystic fibrosis

TORONTO, Oct. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - The median age of survival for Canadian cystic fibrosis (CF) patients continues to increase in an upward trend – currently estimated to be 50.9 years of age, it is...


Jun 03, 2014, 18:07 ET Cystic Fibrosis Canada polls Ontario's political parties on their plan for funding rare disease drugs

TORONTO, June 3, 2014 /CNW/ - In advance of the Leaders' election debate, Cystic Fibrosis Canada asked the three major Ontario political parties where they stand in making expensive drugs for rare...


May 14, 2014, 16:16 ET CF newborn screening to be offered in New Brunswick

Tenth Canadian province to test newborns for cystic fibrosis FREDERICTON, May 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Cystic Fibrosis Canada applauds the government of New Brunswick for implementing newborn screening for...


Apr 29, 2014, 10:41 ET ETALK Anchor Ben Mulroney Launches Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month

May is Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month TORONTO, April 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Cystic Fibrosis Canada and new National Ambassador Ben Mulroney, from CTV's ETALK, invite all Canadians to join in the fight...


Mar 27, 2014, 16:15 ET Cystic Fibrosis Newborn Screening Coming to Newfoundland and Labrador

Families in Atlantic Canada to have life-saving CF newborn screening testing ST. JOHN'S, March 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Cystic Fibrosis Canada applauds today's budget announcement by Newfoundland and...


Dec 12, 2013, 18:31 ET Nova Scotia Health Minister Leo Glavine Champions CF Patients

Cystic Fibrosis Canada Applauds Minister's Commitment Today HALIFAX, Dec. 12, 2013 /CNW/ - Cystic Fibrosis Canada applauds the assertive commitment made today by Health Minister Leo Glavine to make...


Aug 15, 2013, 10:30 ET Kin Canada Calls for CF Newborn Screening in Newfoundland Today

Kin Canada President Penny Lees-Smith: "CF Newborn Screening Saves Lives" ST. JOHN'S, Aug. 15, 2013 /CNW/ - Hundreds of Kinsmen and Kinettes from communities across Canada gathered at Kin Canada's...


Jul 24, 2013, 09:30 ET Cystic Fibrosis Canada Calls on Premiers to Expedite Access to Expensive Drug

TORONTO, July 24, 2013 /CNW/ - As Premiers gather at the summer meeting of the Council of the Federation in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Cystic Fibrosis Canada calls for compassionate and quick action in...


May 23, 2013, 10:00 ET Media Advisory - Great Strides™ walk this Sunday, May 26

Join the fight against cystic fibrosis in one of 60 walks in Canada TORONTO, May 23, 2013 /CNW/ - This Sunday, May 26, more than 12,000 Canadians will take steps to find a cure for cystic fibrosis in ...


May 15, 2013, 11:02 ET Connecting Canadians with Cystic Fibrosis

First Social Network for Canadian CF Patients Launched Today: The 'My Cystic Fibrosis Canada' Network TORONTO, May 15, 2013 /CNW/ - Cystic Fibrosis Canada launched the My Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Canada...


May 06, 2013, 10:00 ET May is Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month

"Raise Your Voice" with Céline Dion for Children with Cystic Fibrosis PSA Campaign Launched in Quebec Today for CF Newborn Screening MONTREAL, May 6, 2013 /CNW/ - Cystic Fibrosis Canada and Fibrose...


May 01, 2013, 10:57 ET May is Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month

"Raise Your Voice" for CF Newborn Screening in Canada PSA Campaign Launched Today Features Celebrity Patron, Céline Dion TORONTO, May 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Cystic Fibrosis Canada launched a Public Service...


Apr 30, 2013, 10:15 ET May is Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month

Time is Precious for Canadians Living with Cystic Fibrosis TORONTO, April 30, 2013 /CNW/ - Cystic Fibrosis Canada calls on every Canadian to join the fight against cystic fibrosis (CF) during Cystic...


Mar 26, 2013, 11:40 ET Cystic Fibrosis Canada Welcomes Common Drug Review Recommendation for KALYDECO™

Calling on provincial governments to ensure CF patients receive equitable access to KALYDECO™ TORONTO, March 26, 2013 /CNW/ - As part of the Common Drug Review process, the Canadian Drug Expert...


Dec 03, 2012, 10:13 ET Cystic Fibrosis Canada welcomes Health Canada's approval of KALYDECO™

Calling for the manufacturer and drug insurance plans to ensure CF patients receive equitable and affordable access to KALYDECO™ TORONTO, Dec. 3, 2012 /CNW/ - Health Canada has issued a Notice of...


Oct 22, 2012, 10:00 ET Canada's cystic fibrosis patients make a plea for access to KALYDECO

TORONTO, Oct. 22, 2012 /CNW/ - As part of the Common Drug Review, Cystic Fibrosis Canada made a submission today on behalf of cystic fibrosis patients to the Canadian Agency for Drugs and...


Jul 26, 2012, 12:36 ET Cystic Fibrosis Canada Calls for CF Newborn Screening in Every Province

Early CF Detection Saves Lives TORONTO, July 26, 2012 /CNW/ - Cystic Fibrosis Canada, Canada's leading advocate for Canadians with cystic fibrosis, urges Canada's Premiers to engage in serious...


Apr 30, 2012, 13:10 ET May is Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month

Every Canadian Called on to Fight for People Struggling with CF TORONTO, April 30, 2012 /CNW/ - Tomorrow marks the first day of May, Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Awareness Month. Throughout the month, Cystic ...


Jan 16, 2012, 17:21 ET Cystic Fibrosis Canada welcomes B.C., Saskatchewan and Ontario's leadership in the pursuit of a national health care innovation agenda

TORONTO, Jan. 16, 2012 /CNW/ - Cystic Fibrosis Canada, a global leader in advancing research and treatment for people with cystic fibrosis, welcomes the leadership demonstrated by Premiers Brad Wall, ...