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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...


Oct 08, 2007, 01:00 ET CPF 'Living with IPF' Patient Seminar to be Webcast Live October 13, 2007

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One of the biggest challenges for people who suffer from Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF)...


Oct 04, 2007, 01:00 ET CPF Urges Congress to Increase Funding for IPF Research in 2009 Federal Budget

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) today announced that the success of its fifth...


Sep 21, 2007, 01:00 ET CPF Announces National IPF Awareness Week Activities

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis today announced 2007 National IPF Awareness Week...


Sep 05, 2007, 01:00 ET Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis Launches Aggressive Ad Campaign Directed at United States Congress

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) is launching an advertising campaign aimed at...


Aug 01, 2007, 01:00 ET Pulmonary Fibrosis Mortality Rates Continue to Increase, Especially in Women

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- News out today in a major medical journal predicts that mortality rates in pulmonary...


Jul 26, 2007, 01:00 ET Resolution Recognizing IPF and CPF's National IPF Awareness Week Passes Senate

WASHINGTON, July 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) announced today the passage of important legislation...


Jul 18, 2007, 01:00 ET Resolution Recognizing IPF Challenges Introduced in 110th Congress

WASHINGTON, July 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) announced today important legislation that recognizes...


Jun 08, 2007, 01:00 ET Joe Nichols Fan Club Partners With CPF to Create Memorial Gift in Nichols' Father's Name

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Joe Nichols Fan Club and The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) today announced the...


May 25, 2007, 01:00 ET Two California Women Walk, Cycle More Than 100 Miles for Their Fathers

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Side by side and stride by stride, two devoted daughters and best friends will demonstrate...


Apr 27, 2007, 01:00 ET Pulmonary Fibrosis Patient, CPF Member & Advocate, on 'The View'

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Vito Valenti spoke to "The View" hosts Rosie O'Donnell and Joy Behar about his personal...


Mar 21, 2007, 01:00 ET Medical Journal Publishes First Large-Scale Survey Revealing Experiences of IPF Patients

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) today announced a summary manuscript from its Basic...


Feb 08, 2007, 00:00 ET CPF Expresses Voice of Support for Congressman Norwood as He Faces New Health Challenges

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) expresses its support of Congressman Charlie...