PFF In The Media

  • Dec 22, 2021

    The Insidious Interstitial Lung Disease

    Interstitial lung disease (ILD) is an umbrella term for a large collection of connected lung problems that affect the interstitium, the tissue surrounding air sacs, blood vessels, and airways in the lungs.

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    Source: Giddy
  • Dec 08, 2021

    Air pollution has various effects in fibrotic ILD

    There is evidence to indicate that airborne pollutants are associated with preclinical ILD — in other words, interstitial lung abnormalities and possibly the incidence of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.

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    Source: Healio
  • Dec 06, 2021

    Four potential pulmonary fibrosis therapies to watch

    The drug development landscape in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis is changing rapidly. “There are probably 30 or 40 different compounds in development,” said Dr. Toby Maher, a presenter at the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) Summit held last month.

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    Source: Drug Discovery & Development
  • Nov 30, 2021

    Treatment options expanding for progressive fibrosing ILD

    A speaker at the PFF Summit highlighted recent trials and therapeutic updates for progressive fibrosing interstitial lung disease. Read more to learn about the latest news about treatment options for ILD.

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    Source: Healio
  • Nov 28, 2021

    Prioritizing Self-care

    November’s National Family Caregivers Month allows us to share appreciation for those unsung heroes who make a difference for patients every day.

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    Source: Vocal
  • Nov 24, 2021

    Couple speaks out on pulmonary fibrosis experiences, caregiving

    Gary Cunningham and his wife, Marianne Sarazin, are spreading the word about pulmonary fibrosis and how to manage it. The couple recently gave presentations at the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation’s virtual summit.

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    Source: C&G News
  • Nov 11, 2021

    Sterling Heights man to speak at Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation summit

    Gary Cunningham, who suffered from idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, a common type of pulmonary fibrosis, will speak at the Summit on Nov. 13, the final day of the event. Cunningham’s only treatment option was to receive a double lung transplant, which he received in July 2019.

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    Source: Macomb Daily
  • Nov 08, 2021

    West Hartford Man Makes It His Goal to Make a Difference After Devastating Diagnosis

    Nobody wants to learn that they have a life-threatening disease, but when one West Hartford man got that news, he not only decided to fight, but also took action to help others. This week, Mal Doyle will participate in the PFF Summit 2021.

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    Source: NBC Connecticut
  • Nov 01, 2021

    Pinpoint These Symptoms for Respiratory Care Week

    National Respiratory Care Week marks an important time to raise awareness about little-known lung diseases like PF

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    Source: Vocal Media
  • Oct 29, 2021

    Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Position Statement Recommends Addressing Palliative Care Early in Patient Journey

    The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) has issued a position statement that recommends healthcare providers address the incorporation of palliative care early in the medical journey of patients living with pulmonary fibrosis (PF).

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    Source: Nashville Medical News
  • Oct 26, 2021

    Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Position Statement Addresses Palliative Care Early in Patient Journey

    The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) has issued a position statement that recommends healthcare providers address the incorporation of palliative care early in the medical journey of patients living with pulmonary fibrosis (PF).

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    Source: Newsbreak
  • Jun 24, 2021

    Accurate and Timely Diagnosis Crucial for Those With Pulmonary Fibrosis

    Pulmonary fibrosis is a progressive, debilitating lung disease that scars the lung tissue, and affects more than 200,000 Americans. A timely diagnosis is crucial for treatment.

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    Source: Future of Personal Health
  • Jun 24, 2021

    Diagnosis Can Be Missed When Breathing Is the Issue

    Valeria Hatcher knew something was wrong when she began getting winded just walking short distances and going up stairs, so the 48-year-old went to see her doctor. But like many individuals with PF, Hatcher’s journey with the disease began with a misdiagnosis.

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    Source: Future of Personal Health
  • May 18, 2021

    Clinical Trials Day: Empowering Patients to Participate in Active Pulmonary Fibrosis Trials

    Clinical trials continue to serve as a critical component in drug development — especially in the PF sector.

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    Source: Medium
  • May 05, 2021

    The Role of Air Pollution in Pulmonary Fibrosis

    To mark Clean Air Month, the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation aims to increase public understanding of the role air pollution has in the development of interstitial lung diseases (ILD) such as pulmonary fibrosis, including how polluted air can make you sick and the telltale signs to be aware of.

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    Source: Vocal
  • Apr 28, 2021

    West Hartford Residents and Local Educators Walk a Million Miles for Pulmonary Fibrosis Research

    West Hartford resident Mal Doyle and his daughter, Valerie Hansen, raised more than $11,000 – and counting – from their recent Steps for Better Breathing Walk in support of Mal and the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation.

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    Source: We-ha.com
  • Apr 03, 2021

    The Deadly Lung Disease You've Probably Never Heard Of

    Pulmonary fibrosis (PF) is an uncommon and frequently fatal lung disease, and the road to diagnosis can be long and difficult.

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    Source: Scientific America
  • Apr 01, 2021

    Early Diagnosis for Pulmonary Fibrosis is Key

    Pulmonary fibrosis (PF) continues to be relatively unknown among the public, making awareness and education critically important.

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    Source: VFW Magazine