PFF In The Media

  • 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 14, 2020

    My Journey with Pulmonary Fibrosis

    Texan, triathlete, wife, mother and survivor – those are just a few words I use to describe and define myself. Some would add “pulmonary fibrosis (PF) patient” to that list, but I’ve chosen not to let my diagnosis and life with PF define me.

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    Source: Empowher
  • 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

    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
  • 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
  • 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