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Latest Canadian Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Stories

2013-02-27 12:26:55

Unique educational and support group toolkit -- a vital resource for IPF community TORONTO, Feb. 27, 2013 /CNW/ - To mark the sixth international Rare Disease Day, the Canadian Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (CPFF) has launched its new website, www.cpff.ca. The online hub serves as a communal resource for patients and individuals affected by idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), a rare, progressive and uniformly fatal lung disease that affects an estimated 5,000 to 8,000...

2012-09-12 06:30:36

Increased awareness and education will help give IPF patients a fighting chance TORONTO, Sept. 12, 2012 /CNW/ - According to a new patient survey, what you don't know can hurt you when it comes to living with a rare, fatal lung disease. The first survey of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) patients in Canada, An Investigation into Patient Experiences with IPF reveals that a lack of knowledge among patients, their caregivers and primary care providers hinders the diagnosis of the...