National CFIDS Foundation

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National CFIDS Foundation (NCF) is an American non-profit founded in 1997 that funds research and provides information, education, and support to patients of CFIDS (also known as ME/CFS), Gulf War Illness (GWI) and Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS). The Foundation is funded solely by individual contributions and has no paid employees. Membership includes a quarterly newsletter.[1] The current president is Gail Kansky.[2]

Aims[edit | edit source]

  • help fund medical research to find a cause
  • expedite treatments
  • find cure for this devastating disease

Newsletter[edit | edit source]

The full newsletter is available to members only, but four articles per quarter are archived for general readership.

Resources Online[edit | edit source]

Contact Information[edit | edit source]

The National CFIDS Foundation 103 Aletha Road Needham, MA 02492

Phone: (781) 449-3535

Fax: (781) 449-8606

E-mail us: info@ncf-net.org

References[edit | edit source]

Chronic Fatigue and Immune Dysfunction Syndrome (CFIDS) - Chronic Fatigue and Immune Dysfunction Syndrome is another term for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, but one which emphasizes the immunological aspects of the disease. Popular in the 1990's, this term has apparently fallen into disuse.

The information provided at this site is not intended to diagnose or treat any illness.
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