The Cystic Fibrosis Center
at Stanford
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Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is one of the most common genetic (inherited) diseases in America. It is also one of the most serious. It mainly affects the lungs and the digestive systems in the body, causing breathing problems and problems digesting foods. It is a chronic disease that currently has no cure.

The CF Center at Stanford is an integrated disease management program that follows patients from
diagnosis through adulthood.

With the current longer life expectancy for patients with Cystic Fibrosis, our clinic population includes patients of all ages. More than half the patients followed by the Stanford CF Center are adults aged 18 years or older.






Mary Helmers, BS, RN
Cystic Fibrosis Coordinator, Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis Program

 Congratulations to Mary Helmers, Pediatric Nurse Coordinator of Cystic Fibrosis for receiving the Grace Award from Lucile Packard Children's Hospital. The GRACE Award recognizes employees for their outstanding achievements and dedication in caring for children. Mary has worked at Packard Children's for the past 30 years and many of our patients have had the good fortune to have Mary involved in their care. We are all so very proud and hope that you will join in with congratulating Mary on this outstanding award.


Adult Clinic

300 Pasteur Drive, 1st Floor, A175

Wednesdays, Fridays

  • For New Appointments, call CF Coordinators:
    (650) 498-6840
  • Adult routine appointments
    please call: (650) 736-5400

Pediatric Clinic

770 Welch Road, Suite380, 3rd floor

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday

  • For new Pediatric patients
    call: Erica (650) 498-2655
  • Pediatric routine appointments
    please call: (650) 724-4788
  • Bone Density (Dexa) (650)723-6855
  • PFT (full PFT's) (650)497-8655
  • Directions to Pediatric Cllinic



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Cystic Fibrosis Research



Research is being conducted on the cause, biological mechanisms, new and better form of therapy and, ultimately, the cure for CF is an important part of our CF Center activities. You can be an important part of that research!

To find out how, call a research coordinator today!
Phone 650-736-0388 or
email us to join the team!

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