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Oct 04, 2010, 12:36 ET

Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis Honors Individuals for Their Dedication

The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) has announced its annual awards honoring three critical areas of leadership that impact the work of the...

Sep 22, 2010, 17:44 ET

Pulmonary Fibrosis Advocates Increase Co-Sponsors of Research Act Following Lobbying in Washington

During the 8th annual National Pulmonary Fibrosis (PF) Awareness Week, Sept. 11 to 18, the Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) met with over 45...

Sep 22, 2010, 17:29 ET

Pulmonary Fibrosis Advocates Increase Co-Sponsors of Research Act Following Lobbying in Washington

During the 8th annual National Pulmonary Fibrosis (PF) Awareness Week, Sept. 11 to 18, the Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) met with over 45...

Sep 07, 2010, 10:36 ET

8th Annual National Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Week Sept. 11-18

The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) kicks off the 8th annual National Pulmonary Fibrosis (PF) Awareness Week Sept. 11 to 18. The primary...

Aug 23, 2010, 15:49 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...

Aug 18, 2010, 18:39 ET

CPF Announces Honorary Board of Directors Members

Celebrities and Public Figures Lend Help to Pulmonary Fibrosis to Raise Awareness of Deadly Lung Disease The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis...

Aug 12, 2010, 13:52 ET

Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis Urges Patients to Consider Clinical Trials Including Two New Ones Funded By the NIH

Deadly Lung Disease has no FDA Approved Therapies, Desperately Needs Treatment Options The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) is urging the...

Aug 04, 2010, 15:05 ET

Pulmonary Fibrosis Research Enhancement Act Introduced in U.S. Senate

Landmark Bill Would Create National Patient Registry, Increase Public Awareness of Deadly Lung Disease; House bill has 136 co-sponsors The...

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...

Mar 19, 2010, 13:00 ET

Settlement Doesn’t 'Settle' Risks, Concerns, Need for Continued Study of Lung Diseases Attributed to 9/11 Exposures, Says Patient Groups

The following joint statement was issued today by the Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis and the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation: Though the news last...

Mar 10, 2010, 15:49 ET

Pulmonary Fibrosis Patient Organizations Applaud Efforts of Patients, Families at FDA Hearing

PF Patients Plead with FDA Advisory Panel to Hear Their Voices, Understand Their Plight The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) and the...

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)...