Recent Examples of fibrosis from the Web
Her younger sister has been diagnosed with cystic fibrosis.
His heart-wrenching book on losing his 8-year-old daughter to cystic fibrosis (Alex: The Life of a Child).
Deford's eldest daughter died at the age of 8 from cystic fibrosis -- a disease that Deford devoted much of his life to fighting through charitable endeavor, according to CBS Sports.
In addition to his magazine pieces and NPR commentaries, Deford wrote more than a dozen books, including a poignant appreciation of his daughter, Alex, who died of cystic fibrosis in 1980 at age 8.
The portfolio includes: Talee Bio, developing a gene therapy for cystic fibrosis.
Deford, who lost a daughter at age 8 due to cystic fibrosis, crusaded to put an end to the crippling lung disease and served as the national chairperson for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation .
There are now tests for more than 1,400 of these diseases: prenatal screening for cystic fibrosis, mutations in BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes that convey a strong risk for breast cancer, and so forth.
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Origin and Etymology of fibrosis
First Known Use: 1873
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