PFF In The Media

  • 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
  • Aug 06, 2020

    Inverness Resident Calling Attention To Life-Threatening Disease

    Inverness resident Fredrick Schick, an experienced swimmer, is serving as an ambassador for a national organization in an effort to call attention to a life-threatening disease.

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    Source: Daily Herald
  • Jul 27, 2020

    Effect of COVID-19 on Pulmonary Fibrosis Clinical Trials: Expert Interview

    For patients with chronic diseases such as pulmonary fibrosis, coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) represents a threat beyond the immediate risk of infection.

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    Source: Pulmonology Advisor
  • Jun 08, 2020

    Why Pulmonary Fibrosis Is Underdiagnosed

    Results of the annual Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) National Awareness Survey this year showed a quarter of 2000 US adults have never even heard of the disease.

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    Source: HCP Live
  • Apr 11, 2020

    West Hartford Resident Lobbies Legislators to Drive Disease Research

    In late March, West Hartford resident Malcolm “Mal” Doyle held meetings to educate Connecticut legislators about pulmonary fibrosis (PF) – a progressive, debilitating lung disease that causes scarring in the lungs.

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    Source: We-Ha
  • Mar 02, 2020

    Pulmonary Fibrosis: A Lung Disease Many Don't Recognize

    More than 200,000 people in the United States have pulmonary fibrosis, but more than eight in 10 Americans don't know the symptoms of the lung disease, a new survey finds.

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    Source: U.S. News & World Report
  • Mar 02, 2020

    Pulmonary Fibrosis: A Lung Disease Many Don't Recognize

    More than 200,000 people in the United States have pulmonary fibrosis, but more than eight in 10 Americans don't know the symptoms of the lung disease, a new survey finds.

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    Source: HealthDay
  • Feb 28, 2020

    Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation

    Dr. Gregory P. Cosgrove from the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation discusses this progressive, debilitating lung disease.

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    Source: ABC Action News
  • Jan 31, 2020

    Improving Diagnostics for Pulmonary Fibrosis

    New diagnostic methods address a source of common urogential health problems.

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    Source: Clinical Lab Products
  • Dec 02, 2019

    Clinic pitches unproven treatments to desperate patients, with tips on raising the cash

    By the time he called the Lung Health Institute, Ed Garbutt was desperate. The Dallas computer parts salesman could barely walk the length of his house without gasping for breath. Unable to work, Garbutt, 64, was going broke paying for trips to the emergency room.

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    Source: The Washington Post
  • Nov 26, 2019

    PFF Summit Awards Highlight PF Research

    A record-breaking international attendance of 950 pulmonary fibrosis (PF) patients, healthcare professionals, caregivers and scientists honored researchers at the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation’s recent PFF Summit in San Antonio.

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    Source: RT Magazine
  • Nov 07, 2019

    The battle to beat the deadly pulmonary fibrosis

    Pulmonary fibrosis is a disease that comes with a prognosis of death in just a few years after severe scarring of the lungs.

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    Source: KENS-TV San Antonio
  • Nov 05, 2019

    $22M NIH Grant Supports Precision Medicine for Pulmonary Fibrosis

    The National Institutes of Health and Three Lakes Partners, a philanthropic family organization, has awarded a $22 million grant to support precision medicine research for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF).

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    Source: Health IT Analytics
  • Sep 11, 2019

    Deaths of 9/11 first responders from ground zero-related illnesses are on the rise — and some diseases are just beginning to take their toll

    Like most first responders, former New York City detective Tom Frey is a master of understatement — even when it comes to talking about the World Trade Center terror attacks on 9/11, the most devastating assignment of his life.

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    Source: Chicago Tribune