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Jan 28, 2013, 11:00 ET Renowned Pulmonary Fibrosis Researcher Seeks Answers Before Hanging Up His Lab Coat

74-year-old Lung Disease Doctor Not Giving Up Now Even After 40 Years of Searching Dr. Marvin Schwarz isn't ready for retirement, though...


Jan 16, 2013, 13:59 ET Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis Joins Centers for Disease Control in Spreading Urgent Word to Patients About Important Immunizations, including Flu Shots

Flu in epidemic proportions over parts of the U.S., PF Patients, others with Chronic Lung Disease at 2.5 times higher risk of hospitalization due...


Jan 15, 2013, 11:00 ET Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis Partners with Breathe Support for Online Support Groups to Address Specific Needs, Audiences

Groups provide support for Pulmonary Fibrosis patients, caregivers, families The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) announced today its...


Dec 27, 2012, 10:30 ET Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis Announces 2012 Accomplishments in Research, Advocacy, Awareness Efforts

Supports Patients and Efforts for Cure for Deadly Lung Disease  The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) announced today its...


Dec 12, 2012, 16:03 ET Actress Rose McGowan To Appear On TV's The Doctors To Speak Out About Pulmonary Fibrosis, Disease That Killed Her Father

Actress Leads Awareness Activities for Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis' Daughters of PF program  The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis...


Nov 30, 2012, 14:51 ET Top Experts in Deadly Lung Disease Gather at NIH to Ponder Path to Cure

CPF Joins Doctors to Identify Needs, Gaps and Challenges in Pulmonary Fibrosis Research The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF)...


Oct 31, 2012, 10:30 ET Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis Speaks Out for PF Patients, Families in Public Forums at FDA, PCORI

Agencies Request input from Patients, Families The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) spoke out for the more than 128,000 people...


Sep 27, 2012, 14:20 ET CPF Announces 2012 Awards for Distinguished Service

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


Sep 24, 2012, 12:53 ET Doctors', Patients' Organizations Bring NIH Experts to Patients via Webinar about Future of Deadly Lung Disease Research

The American Thoracic Society and the Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis connect patients to NIH leaders to explore fibrotic disease across organ...


Jul 19, 2012, 13:22 ET Sports Media Celebrities Guy Junker, Stan Savran, Paul Alexander To Co-Host Fundraiser For Pulmonary Fibrosis

Guy Junker & Stan Savran Host Violet Rippy 5K Walk/Run for Second Year for the Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis Former Fox Sports Nets...


May 07, 2012, 17:10 ET Mother & Daughter To Hold Walk At Rose Bowl For Disease That Claimed Their Husband, Father As He Awaited Lung Transplant

Pair plans walk in stadium that holds half as many people as have died from Pulmonary Fibrosis since his death  If a pair of donor lungs...


Apr 06, 2012, 10:00 ET September Proclaimed National Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month by Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis

Patient organization to rally patients, families, advocates to raise awareness and funding for deadly lung disease The Coalition for...


Feb 23, 2012, 11:00 ET Shipwatch Yacht & Tennis Club Hosts Tournament to Fight Fatal Lung Disease

Member Kitty Winterhalter Lopez Suffers from Pulmonary Fibrosis Kitty Winterhalter Lopez has spent much of her life helping tennis...


Jan 26, 2012, 10:30 ET Woman Conquers Her Fear, Swims Nine Miles in Open Water to Raise Awareness and Funds for Disease That Killed Her Father

Effort Supports the Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis Catherine Goodrum has been afraid of being in open water most of her life.  In...


Dec 22, 2011, 09:30 ET Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis Kicks Off "Lips for a Cure" Promotional Campaign With Mary Kay Products

Promo Pays Tribute to Mary Kay Director Lost to Pulmonary Fibrosis The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) announced today the launch...


Dec 15, 2011, 13:50 ET Actress Rose McGowan Named Ambassador for Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis in Fight Against Disease That Claimed Her Father's Life

Actress to Lead New Awareness Campaign, Chair CPF's Daughters of PF program Motion Picture and television actress Rose McGowan, perhaps best...


Oct 11, 2011, 09:30 ET S.C. Woman Raises Awareness for Lethal Lung Disease That Claimed Her Mother-in-Law's Life

The First Annual Linda Biggs 5K Walk/Run, Quest for Cure is Saturday, October 15th A S.C. woman is holding a 5K in Lexington to raise awareness...


Sep 28, 2011, 13:00 ET Dying Man Joins Advocates in Meetings With 70 Congressional Offices

Meetings Part of National Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Week At 6'1", solid and handsome, Douglas Nance looks more like a football star than a man...


Sep 19, 2011, 13:00 ET Late Patient's Husband, Fellow Advocates Ask Congress for Help for Lethal Lung Disease

Ninth Annual National Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Week Sept. 18-24 Doris Lowenthal planned to be on Capitol Hill this week. As a member of the...


Sep 12, 2011, 14:40 ET Lethal Lung Disease -- Pulmonary Fibrosis -- Focus of Nationwide Awareness Efforts

American Thoracic Society and Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis Partner to Raise Awareness, Help Patients, Move Legislation on Capitol Hill The...


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)...