The outlook for people with cystic fibrosis (CF) is better than ever. Treatment advances include new drugs that act on CF’s genetic defects.
Often, patients with the rare lung disease LAM are misdiagnosed with asthma or even emphysema. But getting the right diagnosis matters, because definitive LAM treatment is now available.
If you suffer from ongoing shortness of breath or frequent lung infections, there are many possible culprits — including cysts in your lungs that could lead to cystic lung diseases. The challenge for patients and doctors is to nail down a specific diagnosis. Getting the right treatment depends on it. Doing so is complicated. There … Read More