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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...


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...