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Surrey man gets new lease on life thanks to ‘game-changing’ medical technology (SPH)

Nick Kanaan gets new lease on life thanks to game-changing medical technology (Photo credit: CTV News)
Nick Kanaan gets new lease on life thanks to game-changing medical technology (Photo credit: CTV News)

VANCOUVER — Up until five years ago, Nick Kanaan lived a relatively normal life.

He was born with cystic fibrosis, a genetic disease with no cure that affects the digestive system and longs.

“I was fortunate enough to spend the majority of my life, specifically while I was growing up, with very few symptoms,” he told CTV News on Wednesday.

He’d been staying at St Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver and had to be transferred to the Intensive Care Unit because his CO2 levels began to rise.

Click here to read the full story in the CTV News.

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