Klamath Falls Resident Raises Funds, Awaits Double Lung Transplant For Cystic Fibrosis

Geoffrey Terrile Jr., a resident of Klamath Falls, was born with cystic fibrosis in 1991. At the time, the prognosis for this condition was extremely bleak, with doctors telling his parents that he would not live past the age of 16. However, recent medical advancements have greatly improved the outlook for cystic fibrosis patients.

Terrile Jr. is now in his thirties and living a full life, thanks to these advancements. The treatment options available today were not available to him during his childhood. This story highlights the progress that has been made in the field of cystic fibrosis research and treatment, offering hope to those who are affected by the condition.

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