PFF In The Media

  • Mar 23, 2021

    Local pulmonary fibrosis ambassador goes to Washington

    On March 10, Debbie Herndon, Boise resident and ambassador for the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, traveled (virtually) to Washington, D.C., with a group of fellow advocates from around the country to drive awareness and research funding for the disease.

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    Source: Idaho Press
  • Feb 23, 2021

    Learn the Symptoms of Pulmonary Fibrosis this Rare Disease Day

    One in 20 people will live with a rare disease at some point in their life*. Rare Disease Day, celebrated annually on February 28, provides an opportunity to raise awareness for diseases that are not well known, such as pulmonary fibrosis (PF).

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    Source: Vocal Media
  • Feb 15, 2021

    My Breath, Made Possible by Another: Lung Transplants and Pulmonary Fibrosis

    According to the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network, a patient in need of a life-saving organ transplant is added to the national waiting list every 9 minutes*.

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    Source: Medium.com
  • Feb 01, 2021

    PFF Patients Advocate and Inspire for National Patient Recognition Week

    Sharing patient stories can help spread awareness for little-known diseases like pulmonary fibrosis, empowering patients to build support systems, pinpoint symptoms and take action early.

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    Source: Medium
  • Feb 01, 2021

    The pulmonary fibrosis treatment landscape: An interview with an expert

    In 2014, FDA approved two medications for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) — nintedanib from Boehringer Ingelheim and pirfenidone from Roche (OTCMKTS:RHHBY).

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    Source: Drug Discovery & Development
  • Jan 04, 2021

    Resolve to talk to your doctor in the New Year

    The New Year is the perfect time to advocate for your health and commit to listening to your body for any new symptoms or warning signs.

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    Source: Newswire
  • Nov 23, 2020

    There’s No Place Like Home for the COVID Holidays

    It’s hard to believe, but the holiday season is upon us. In any other year, we’d be readying holiday plans for parties and get-togethers with family and friends, but this year is different.

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    Source: Medium.com
  • Nov 10, 2020

    What You Should Know About Pulmonary Fibrosis

    Have you heard of pulmonary fibrosis? If you answered no, you are not alone.

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    Source: The Mighty.com
  • Oct 28, 2020

    Respiratory Care Week: Pulmonary Fibrosis by the Numbers

    Pulmonary fibrosis (PF) is a life-threatening disease that remains largely unknown.

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    Source: Medium
  • Oct 26, 2020

    Know these Pulmonary Fibrosis Risk Factors

    October is Healthy Lung Month, an apt time to educate the public about the importance of protecting our lungs against mold, airborne pollutants and smoking – which put hundreds of thousands of Americans at higher risk for pulmonary fibrosis (PF).

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    Source: Today’s Caregiver
  • Oct 25, 2020

    Clinical Challenges: Diagnosing Idiopathic Lung Fibrosis

    Approval of two antifibrotic drugs for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) -- pirfenidone (Esbriet) and nintedanib (Ofev) -- represented a paradigm shift in the management of the progressive fibrotic disease and potentially other interstitial lung diseases, ushering in the era of therapies that can slow lung scarring progression.

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    Source: MedPage Today
  • Sep 23, 2020

    Dr. Sonye Danoff, Facts About Pulmonary Fibrosis

    September is National Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month and more than 200,000 Americans are living with pulmonary fibrosis, a lung disease with no known cure.

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    Source: Business Radio X
  • Sep 14, 2020

    Pulmonary Fibrosis: The Unsuspected Disease Affecting Over 200K Americans

    While many people have heard of chronic lung diseases like COPD, asthma and cystic fibrosis, few are familiar with the interstitial lung diseases, also called pulmonary fibrosis (PF).

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    Source: Medium.com
  • Sep 10, 2020

    Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month Shines a Spotlight on Largely Unsuspected Lung Disease

    Dry cough. Fatigue. Shortness of breath. Amidst a pandemic, these symptoms appear as tell-tale signs of COVID-19.

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    Source: Thrive Global
  • Sep 08, 2020

    Episode 133: Tom Frey

    Tom Frey: A hero. The New York Police Detective began his 9/11 shift like any other day. Due to inhaling dust and debris at Ground Zero, he acquired cancer and, eventually, Pulmonary Fibrosis.

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    Source: Bridge the Gap Podcast
  • Sep 01, 2020

    Driving research and awareness of pulmonary fibrosis: Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation is leading the path to a cure

    Each September, more than 200,000 Americans living with pulmonary fibrosis (PF) unite in elevating the disease profile during Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month.

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    Source: American Journal of Physiology - Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology
  • Sep 01, 2020

    Guidance for Using High-Resolution CT for Interstitial Lung Disease

    The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) has issued a position statement that serves as a guide for conducting high-resolution computed tomography (HRCT) of the thorax for interstitial lung disease (ILD).

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    Source: RT Magazine
  • Sep 01, 2020

    What is Pulmonary Fibrosis?

    September is Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month (PFAM), the perfect time to increase understanding of pulmonary fibrosis (PF), including symptoms, risk factors and treatments.

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    Source: Vocal Media