PFF Insights Blog

  • ILD-Day

    Working Together to Raise Awareness of Interstitial Lung Disease

    The first-ever ILD Day will take place on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 to drive awareness of interstitial lung disease (ILD). There are more than 200 types of interstitial lung disease, and more than 250,000 Americans are living with pulmonary fibrosis (PF) and ILD. Pulmonary fibrosis can be seen in many of the more than 200 types of ILD. Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is one of the most common forms of ILD and has no known cause.
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    A Patient’s Guide to Participating in Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month

    Every September, those who have been impacted by pulmonary fibrosis (PF) unite for Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month (PFAM). Melissa King, a PFF Ambassador from New York, has participated in PFAM since 2017. She believes that participating in PFAM gives her a surge of energy and also helps her to feel powerful. In Melissa’s eyes, this is a way to fight back against the disease.
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    PFF Advocates Ask Congress to Support Pulmonary Fibrosis Research

    On March 10, 60 PFF Advocates met with their members of Congress and congressional staff for PFF Hill Day.
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    The Start of a New Year

    The start of a new year can be an exciting time, when we feel hopeful and anticipatory as we make resolutions and plans for the future. Certainly, we can all agree that we’re happy to have 2020 behind us. It was a year dominated by the global COVID-19 pandemic, marked by anxiety, isolation, and loss. But I’ll bet as we reflect, there were reasons to celebrate and to hope
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    U.S. House of Representatives Focuses on Pulmonary Fibrosis Research in Report

    In a win for the pulmonary fibrosis community, the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee included language in a fiscal year 2021 Appropriations report highlighting the need for pulmonary fibrosis (PF) research.
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