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Sep 09, 2011, 08:30 ET The Tragedy of 9/11 Continues with Increased Risk of Deadly Lung Disease

At this time of remembrance of the tragedy of 9/11, the Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis is reminded of the potentially life-threatening...


Aug 05, 2011, 14:51 ET Women's Professional Tennis Tournament Promotes Fatal Lung Disease at Mercury Insurance Open

Mercury Insurance Open's Kitty Winterhalter Lopez Recently Diagnosed with Pulmonary Fibrosis Kitty Winterhalter has long helped professional...


Jul 25, 2011, 11:00 ET CPF Announces 2011 Awards for Distinguished Service

Awards Given for Research, Humanitarian and Advocacy Efforts The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) proudly announces the winners of its...


Jul 12, 2011, 17:24 ET Pulmonary Fibrosis Research Enhancement Act Re-Introduced in U.S. Congress

Landmark Bill Introduced in Senate and House Would Create National Patient Registry, Increase Public Awareness of Lethal Lung Disease The...


Jul 05, 2011, 11:00 ET CPF Announces Dates for National Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Week as Part of 10th Anniversary

PF Week Set for Sept. 18-24 The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) announced today it has set its 2011 National Pulmonary Fibrosis (PF)...


Jun 29, 2011, 13:00 ET Long-Time Sports Duo Reunite to Host Fundraiser for Pulmonary Fibrosis

Guy Junker and Stan Savran to Help Launch the First Violet Rippy 5K Walk/Run for the Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis Former SPORTSBEAT Co-Hosts...


Apr 21, 2011, 13:00 ET Genetic Discovery Published in New England Journal of Medicine Good News/Bad News for Patients, Families with Pulmonary Fibrosis

Genetic Variant Associated with MUC5B Gene ID's Major Risk Factor, Points Research in New Direction A new discovery in a deadly lung disease may...


Mar 18, 2011, 09:45 ET Car Club Drives Effort To Help Cure Disease That Threatens Member

Vistancia Roadrunners Car Club Holds Breath of Life Car Show for Pulmonary Fibrosis The Vistancia Roadrunners Car Club is driving an effort to...


Mar 17, 2011, 15:03 ET Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis Applauds First Evidence-based IPF Clinical Guidelines

Guidelines Update 11-Year-Old Consensus Statement for Deadly Lung Disease The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) applauds the joint statement...


Feb 28, 2011, 11:00 ET Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis Announces New Daughters of PF Program

Program to Highlight the Women Behind the Cause, Support Their Efforts to Raise Awareness and Funding for PF The Coalition for Pulmonary...


Feb 24, 2011, 11:00 ET Former Spokesman for Caltech Lends Voice to Disease That Took Him to Brink of Death

Bob O'Rourke is used to being a spokesperson.  He lent his voice and words to California Institute of Technology (Caltech) for more than 20...


Feb 23, 2011, 11:00 ET Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis, Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation and American Thoracic Society Announce New Research Grants for Pulmonary Fibrosis Research

CPF and PFF Commit to ATS to Fund Grants The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF), the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF), and the American...


Dec 21, 2010, 16:59 ET CPF Responds to Positive News on First Drug for Treatment for Pulmonary Fibrosis

Esbriet (Pirfenidone) Passes Hurdle, Way Clear for EU Approval The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) announced to more than 128,000...


Dec 20, 2010, 11:00 ET Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis Achieves Milestones in PF Funding, Advocacy and Awareness

Pulmonary Fibrosis Efforts Grow in 2010 The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) achieved milestones in 2010 in advocacy, research support and...


Dec 08, 2010, 16:40 ET Arizona Man on a Mission to Spread Word, Help Cure Disease That Threatens Him

Pulmonary Fibrosis Claims as Many Lives Each Year as Breast Cancer, Yet Virtually Unknown Elliot Walsey is on a mission to save others who suffer...


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...