News from Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics/government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages.

Latest

Jul 29, 2010, 13:38 ET CPF, Advocates Drive Home the Message for Pulmonary Fibrosis

Fleet of More than 30 Trucks Make Trips Daily Cross Country Potentially Reaching Millions, Jumbotron Ad on Busy CA Freeway Reaches More than...


Jun 22, 2010, 11:20 ET CPF Announces Dates for Eighth Annual National Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Week

2010 Awareness Efforts Set for PF Week Sept. 11-18 The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) announced today it has set its 2010 National...


Jun 17, 2010, 11:00 ET First National Media Coverage On Pulmonary Fibrosis Drive New Awareness, Provide Hope to Dying Patients,

The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) said today stories appearing this week on The TODAY Show and CBS News' website, www.cbs.com, provided...


Jun 14, 2010, 13:59 ET Pulmonary Fibrosis, CPF, to Receive National Media Attention on NBC'S TODAY Show Via California Man's Desperate Fight for Survival

Show to Air Tuesday, June 15th The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) announced today one of the first major national media coverage...


May 04, 2010, 19:01 ET Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis Responds to News of Further Review of Pirfenidone By FDA

Decision Marks Delay in Potential First Treatment for Deadly Disease The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF), representing tens of thousands...


Apr 09, 2010, 12:50 ET Three Pulmonary Fibrosis Organizations Unite For National 'Blue Shirt Friday' Campaign

The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis, The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation and the Pulmonary Fibrosis Association of Texas today announced the launch...


Feb 25, 2010, 17:26 ET Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis and American Thoracic Society Continue Commitment to Pulmonary Fibrosis Research

CPF Commits to ATS to Fund Four New 2-Year Grants Totaling $400,000 The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) and the American Thoracic Society...


Feb 11, 2010, 13:55 ET Patients with Lethal Lung Disease Finally Receive Recognition by Social Security Administration

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) Included on Newest Disease Listing of Compassionate Allowances The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) is...


Dec 29, 2009, 10:00 ET Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis Celebrates Successes Despite Year of Economic Downturn

The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) calls 2009 a year of success in advocacy, research support and awareness, even in a year plagued by...


Dec 23, 2009, 11:04 ET Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis Joins World-Wide 2010: The Year Of The Lung Effort

Campaign Seeks to Raise Awareness of Lung Disease, Change Perceptions and Help Patients The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF)...


Sep 28, 2009, 12:47 ET CPF Advocates Hold 60 Meetings With Congress During National Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Week

10 Co-Sponsors Added to PF Research Enhancement Act (H.R. 1079) The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) held its seventh annual...


Sep 14, 2009, 09:35 ET CPF Holds Seventh Annual National Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Week

Advocates to Meet with 40 Key Congressional Committee Members and Staffers September 15 & 16 This week, the Coalition for Pulmonary...


Sep 09, 2009, 13:30 ET Daughter's Memory Drives Parents to Raise Funding, Awareness for Deadly Lung Disease

2nd Annual Lisa Sandler Spaeth Memorial Golf Tournament to be held at Woodmont Country Club on September 14th Two years ago, Dr. Jerome and...


Sep 04, 2009, 15:05 ET The Show Goes on for Pulmonary Fibrosis Patient Jerry Lewis

His Longevity with the Deadly Disease Inspires Thousands of Dying Patients When Jerry Lewis takes the stage again on Labor Day 2009 for the...


Aug 31, 2009, 12:34 ET CPF Submits Comments to CMS to Save Only Effective Therapy Available to PF Patients

Proposed Medicare Ruling Would End Pulmonary Rehab for Thousands of Dying Patients Today, pulmonary fibrosis (PF) patient Ellen Foley went to...


Jul 16, 2009, 12:15 ET Former Utah Governor to Talk About Her Battle With PF on ABC 4 Salt Lake City, July 22nd

Governor Walker to join University of Utah doctor on "Good Things Utah" Olene Walker has been interviewed by hundreds of reporters in her...


Jun 25, 2009, 13:57 ET CPF Announces Dates for Seventh Annual National Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Week

2009 Awareness Efforts Set for August and September, PF Week Sept. 14 - 21 The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) announced today it has...


Jun 15, 2009, 16:43 ET CPF, Pulmonary Fibrosis Experts Guests on Sirius and XM Satellite Radio Show June 16th

"Doctor Radio" Host Interviews CPF Co-Founder, PF Advocate, and Top PF Researcher and Clinician The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) today...


May 18, 2009, 13:23 ET Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis Announces Awards and Activities at ATS International Conference

CPF Recognized for Advancing Research and Patient Advocacy Efforts The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) today announced awards received at...


May 07, 2009, 13:04 ET Co-Sponsorship of Pulmonary Fibrosis Research Enhancement Act 2009 Increases to 27 Members

The CPF today announced that the Pulmonary Fibrosis Research Enhancement Act (PFREA) (H.R. 1079) - which would authorize $16 million in new...