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Dec 04, 2008, 09:30 ET

Pulmonary Fibrosis Contributes to Beloved Civil Rights Writer and Folk Singer Odetta's Death

Music and civil rights icon Odetta succumbed December 2 as a result of multiple illnesses. One of them was pulmonary fibrosis (PF), an illness...

Dec 03, 2008, 10:03 ET

CPF Updates Patient Education Materials to Meet Growing Demand for Pulmonary Fibrosis Information

The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) today announced the launch of its newly designed patient guide offered to patients and families fighting...

Nov 11, 2008, 12:36 ET

Co-Sponsorship of Pulmonary Fibrosis Research Enhancement Act Increases to 27 Members

The CPF today announced that the Pulmonary Fibrosis Research Enhancement Act (PFREA) (H.R. 6567) - which would authorize $16 million in new...

Sep 18, 2008, 01:00 ET

CPF Patient Advocates Meet With 50 Congressional Offices During IPF Week, Urge Support of Landmark Pulmonary Fibrosis Bill

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis patient advocates asked Members of Congress for help on a...

Sep 04, 2008, 01:00 ET

Former Utah Governor, an IPF Patient, Joins CPF for Sixth Annual National IPF Awareness Week

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Olene Walker is no stranger to Capitol Hill. The former governor of Utah (2003-2005),...

Jul 16, 2008, 01:00 ET

Transplanted Daughter Wishes Mother Could Have Same Gift of Life

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Colorado woman breathes easier in the mile high city of Denver, less than a year after...

Jul 15, 2008, 01:00 ET

Transplanted Daughter Wishes Mother Could Have Same Gift of Life

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Colorado woman breathes easier in the mile high city of Denver, less than a year after...

May 21, 2008, 01:00 ET

Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis and American Thoracic Society Continue Research Partnership Through 2010

TORONTO, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) and the American Thoracic Society (ATS), the world's...

Apr 30, 2008, 01:00 ET

Pulmonary Fibrosis Patients Meet With Top Lung Doctors at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

BOSTON, April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following announcement was released by The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis: WHAT:...

Feb 19, 2008, 00:00 ET

Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis and National Jewish Medical and Research Center Collaborate to Provide Genetic Counseling for Familial Pulmonary Fibrosis Patients

SAN JOSE, Calif., and DENVER, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) and National Jewish Medical and...

Jan 29, 2008, 00:00 ET

CPF Appoints Mishka Michon Chief Executive Officer

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) announced the appointment of Mishka Michon as...

Jan 28, 2008, 00:00 ET

Pulmonary Fibrosis Patients/9/11 Responders Represented at State of the Union Address for Second Year in a Row

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, pulmonary fibrosis patients will be represented at the...

Jan 28, 2008, 00:00 ET

Pulmonary Fibrosis Patients/9/11 Responders Represented at State of the Union Address for Second Year in a Row

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, pulmonary fibrosis patients will be represented at the...

Jan 22, 2008, 00:00 ET

Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis and American Thoracic Society Awards $100,000 Pulmonary Fibrosis Grant to Massachusetts General Hospital Researcher

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) and the American Thoracic Society (ATS), the...

Jan 18, 2008, 00:00 ET

Hollywood Takes Notice of Little Known Deadly Lung Disease

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As many people die each year of pulmonary fibrosis as of breast cancer, yet the disease is...

Nov 30, 2007, 00:00 ET

Evel Knievel Lost to Pulmonary Fibrosis; Disease Claims as Many Lives as Breast Cancer Each Year

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Famed stuntman Evel Knievel was known for his death defying stunts and his recovery from...

Oct 31, 2007, 01:00 ET

Goulet's Life Lost to Untreatable Lung Disease That Claims as Many Lives as Breast Cancer Each Year

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Actor Robert Goulet was unfortunately one of 40,000 people in the U.S. who will lose their...

Oct 29, 2007, 01:00 ET

Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis Fundraising Events Raise $280,000 for IPF

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) is pleased to announce that two major fundraising events...

Oct 17, 2007, 01:00 ET

Resolution Recognizing Pulmonary Fibrosis Challenges Overwhelmingly Passes House

WASHINGTON, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) announced the passage of important legislation that...

Oct 16, 2007, 01:00 ET

Man's Best Friend May Open Door to Understanding Fibrotic Lung Disease in Human and Animal Populations

LAFAYETTE, Ind., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In what is a growing trend among research scientists in the United States and the United...