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2009-12-23 10:04:00

Campaign Seeks to Raise Awareness of Lung Disease, Change Perceptions and Help Patients SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) announced today it is joining with the American Thoracic Society (ATS) and lung health organizations around the globe for 2010: The Year of the Lung, a multi-faceted campaign that aims to raise awareness about the importance of lung health, generate social and political support for preventing and treating...

2009-11-12 09:00:00

Renowned Transplant Surgeon Robert Love and Former Minnesota Timberwolves and Marquette University Basketball Coach Present at "Living with PF" Patient Event in Lisle Nov. 14th CHICAGO, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An unlikely pair of experts -- a transplant surgeon and a former pro and college basketball coach -- will be speaking to patients suffering from pulmonary fibrosis (PF) on Saturday in Lisle. The terminal lung disease threatened the life of the former coach until the...

2009-11-02 12:30:00

Nonprofit Advocacy Awards to be Announced at PR News Luncheon on November 3rd WASHINGTON, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) announced today it has been named a finalist in a national advocacy awards competition for its "CPF National Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Week - Changing Lives, Changing the Future" 2009 advocacy effort. The PR News' Nonprofit PR Awards program named the CPF as a finalist amongst national organizations such as the...

2009-09-28 11:47:00

10 Co-Sponsors Added to PF Research Enhancement Act (H.R. 1079) SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) held its seventh annual National Pulmonary Fibrosis (PF) Awareness Week and added 10 additional Members of Congress as co-sponsors to the first-ever request for a Congressional allocation to fund research on this deadly disease. Currently, there are 52 co-sponsors of the Pulmonary Fibrosis Research Enhancement Act (H.R. 1079) in...

2009-09-14 08:35:00

Advocates to Meet with 40 Key Congressional Committee Members and Staffers September 15 & 16 WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week, the Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) will hold its seventh annual National Pulmonary Fibrosis (PF) Awareness Week. The official dates are September 14-21. In the more than 40 meetings to be held with Members of Congress and their staffers, the CPF will be advocating for passage of the Pulmonary Fibrosis Research Enhancement Act...

2009-09-09 12:30:00

2nd Annual Lisa Sandler Spaeth Memorial Golf Tournament to be held at Woodmont Country Club on September 14th ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two years ago, Dr. Jerome and Froma Sandler lost their daughter to the untreatable lung disease they now work to cure. Lisa Sandler Spaeth died from Pulmonary Fibrosis (PF) in 2007, a disease that claims 40,000 lives each year, the same as breast cancer. The Sandlers celebrate Lisa's life by hosting the second annual Lisa Sandler...

2009-09-04 14:05:00

His Longevity with the Deadly Disease Inspires Thousands of Dying Patients SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When Jerry Lewis takes the stage again on Labor Day 2009 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association Telethon, thousands of people who suffer from the same lung disease as he will be watching - and not just to hear the funny things he'll say. They'll be looking for inspiration from the funny man who suffers from a not-so-funny and little known fatal lung disease....

2009-06-25 12:57:00

2009 Awareness Efforts Set for August and September, PF Week Sept. 14 - 21 SAN JOSE, Calif., June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) announced today it has scheduled its 2009 National Pulmonary Fibrosis (PF) Awareness Week for September 14-21, 2009. The primary goals of this year's activity are to ensure passage of the PFREA, and raise awareness of PF issues to Members of Congress and in communities nationwide. Specifically, the CPF is asking its...

2009-06-15 15:43:00

"Doctor Radio" Host Interviews CPF Co-Founder, PF Advocate, and Top PF Researcher and Clinician NEW YORK, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) today announced its co-founder and other Pulmonary Fibrosis (PF) experts will be guests on the Sirius and XM Satellite Radio Show "Doctor Radio" on Tuesday, June 16th from 6-7 a.m. EDT. For non-Sirius and XM radio subscribers, the show can be heard via a free pass available on the Internet. Sirius and XM...

2009-04-30 10:00:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) is pleased to announce the airing of an interview with actor James Marsden on Country Music Television (CMT)'s CMT Insider show on Saturday, May 2 at 1:30 EDT/PDT and 12:30 p.m. CDT. The interview was taped at the recent "A Night of Burnin' Love" CPF fundraising event hosted by the family of the late Dennis Linde in Nashville at the Musician's Hall of Fame. Dennis Linde, the hugely successful...


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