Latest Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis Stories

2009-03-20 09:17:00

'Target' Video Dramatizes Message That Pulmonary Fibrosis Can Strike Anyone, Anywhere; Urges Americans to Work With CPF to Find a Cure SAN JOSE, Calif., March 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pulmonary Fibrosis (PF) claims a life every 13 minutes in the U.S., the same number of lives each year as to breast cancer; yet most Americans have never heard of the disease until it strikes them, or someone they love.

2009-02-19 13:26:00

Landmark Bill Would Create National Patient Registry, Increase Public Awareness of Deadly Lung Disease WASHINGTON, Feb.

2009-02-04 08:55:00

CPF and ATS to Jointly Award $200,000 to Advance Understanding and Treatment of Pulmonary Fibrosis (PF) SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb.

2008-12-23 13:35:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Sandler family of Bethesda, Maryland, was stunned to learn that one of their loved ones was a victim of pulmonary fibrosis (PF), a disease which has no effective treatment or cure.

2008-12-04 08:30:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Music and civil rights icon Odetta succumbed December 2 as a result of multiple illnesses.

2008-11-11 12:00:26

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The CPF today announced that the Pulmonary Fibrosis Research Enhancement Act (PFREA) (H.R. 6567) - which would authorize $16 million in new federal funding for pulmonary fibrosis (PF) research - has now gained the support of 27 Members of the U.S.

2008-10-09 12:00:39

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Jerome Sandler and his wife, Froma, are still dealing with the sadness of losing their beautiful daughter last year to a disease of unknown origin that has no cure. Lisa died of pulmonary fibrosis (PF), which claims 40,000 lives each year.

2008-09-18 18:00:19

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Teresa Barnes of CPF, +1-303-521-4080 cell, tbarnes@coalitionforpf.org Efforts Double Co-Sponsors of Bill SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept.

2008-09-04 18:00:06

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Teresa Barnes of the Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis, +1-303-521-4080, tbarnes@coalitionforpf.org Awareness Week is September 7-13 SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Olene Walker is no stranger to Capitol Hill.

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