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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...


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...