Cystic Fibrosis: The Facts provides a much needed simple and understandable source book about this disease. It is aimed at those living with the Cystic Fibrosis (CF), either themselves or members of their families or their friends. The book explains clearly what is happening to the body in CF, what causes it and what treatment options are available for the different aspects of the disease. There are more detailed chapters for those wanting to find out about the genetics of the disease and specific aspects such as how it affects life choices and employment. It looks to the future in terms of potential new therapies for CF and provides useful information on organizations that can provide help and further information acrossthose areas of the world where the disease is prevalent.