Latest Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis Stories

2008-07-23 09:01:20

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Teresa Barnes of the Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis, +1-303-521-4080, tbarnes@coalitionforpf.org Landmark Bill Would Create National Patient Registry, Increase Public Awareness of Deadly Lung Disease WASHINGTON, July 23/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Not much is known about Pulmonary Fibrosis (PF), a progressive and ultimately fatal lung disease that claims the lives of 40,000 Americans each year and kills an estimated two-thirds of patients within their...

2008-07-16 06:00:13

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Colorado woman breathes easier in the mile high city of Denver, less than a year after receiving a life-saving lung transplant from an incurable lung disease called pulmonary fibrosis (PF). She only wishes her mother, who suffers from the same disease, could receive the same gift of life. Terry DeLeon, 56, was diagnosed with PF just a month after her mother, Laura Sides, was diagnosed in late 2005. DeLeon had been helping her mother...

2008-04-30 12:00:08

BOSTON, April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following announcement was released by The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis: WHAT: "Living with IPF" Free Educational Seminar for Patients and Their Families Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in partnership with The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF), is hosting a free seminar for patients and families living with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), a fatal disease that affects 128,000 Americans and claims as many lives...

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