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Nov 12, 2009, 10:00 ET

Former Pro and College Basketball Coach and his Transplant Surgeon Speak to Patients With Terminal Lung Disease

Renowned Transplant Surgeon Robert Love and Former Minnesota Timberwolves and Marquette University Basketball Coach Present at "Living with PF"...

Nov 02, 2009, 13:30 ET

CPF Named Finalist for National Advocacy Award

Nonprofit Advocacy Awards to be Announced at PR News Luncheon on November 3rd The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) announced today it...

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...

Apr 30, 2009, 11:00 ET

Actor James Marsden To Appear on CMT Insider May 2, Talk About Pulmonary Fibrosis

The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) is pleased to announce the airing of an interview with actor James Marsden on Country Music Television...

Mar 20, 2009, 10:17 ET

CPF Launches National PSA to Educate Public on Pulmonary Fibrosis

'Target' Video Dramatizes Message That Pulmonary Fibrosis Can Strike Anyone, Anywhere; Urges Americans to Work With CPF to Find a...

Feb 19, 2009, 14:26 ET

Pulmonary Fibrosis Research Enhancement Act of 2009 Introduced in 111th U.S. Congress

Landmark Bill Would Create National Patient Registry, Increase Public Awareness of Deadly Lung Disease The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis...

Feb 04, 2009, 10:45 ET

Positive Data From Lung Study May Lead to First FDA Approved Treatment for Pulmonary Fibrosis

CPF Calls on Manufacturer and FDA to Expedite Review of Pirfenidone as Treatment for PF The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) is calling this...

Feb 04, 2009, 10:20 ET

Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis and American Thoracic Society Announce Recipients of 2009-10 Research Awards

CPF and ATS to Jointly Award $200,000 to Advance Understanding and Treatment of Pulmonary Fibrosis (PF) The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF)...

Feb 04, 2009, 09:55 ET

Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis and American Thoracic Society Announce Recipients of 2009-10 Research Awards

CPF and ATS to Jointly Award $200,000 to Advance Understanding and Treatment of Pulmonary Fibrosis (PF) The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF)...

Dec 31, 2008, 09:00 ET

Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis Celebrates Landmark Year for Awareness, Advocacy, Research

The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) calls 2008 a year of substantial progress in advocacy, research support and awareness of a fatal disease...

Dec 23, 2008, 14:35 ET

Family of Doctors Joins to Fight Lung Disease That Claimed One of Their Own

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...