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Pulmonary Fibrosis Week

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Pulmonary Fibrosis Overview

Information about Pulmonary Fibrosis (PF), its causes, diagnoses, treatment and prevention strategies with links to multimedia and tools that promote patient adherence.  For more information

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Video News

Click here to see the videos (PSAs and news pieces) on PF. For more information

To see a documentary on IPF please click here

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CPF’s Support of PF Research

The CPF partners with the American Thoracic Society to fund promising research in an effort to find treatments and a cure for PF.

To make a gift to support the CPF/ATS Partnership Grant program, please visit:
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Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month – September 2014

Working for Change! PF Awareness and Advocacy:

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Pulmonary Fibrosis Educational Resources

Find information and resources for patients and families with PF, including brochures, support groups and networking.



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The CPF on Social Media:

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Patient Education Events

See a listing of some of the many events being organized by the Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis.

Click here

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ATS Breathing in America Book

The Breathing in America: Diseases, Progress, and Hope compilationbriefly describes respiratory diseases and the progress that is being made in the quest to find their cures. Click here for chapter on Pulmonary Fibrosis.

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PF Clinical Trials

Clinical trials are being conducted to better understand how pulmonary fibrosis develops and to advance the treatment of IPF.  Click here

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ATS Patient Information Series —Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

The ATS Patient Information Series is a public service of the American Thoracic Society and its journal the AJRCCM (www.atsjournals.org).
The information appearing in this series is for educational purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for the medical advice of one’s personal health care provider.

To access this document: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF)

ATS IPF Pocket Guidebook:Click here

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FDA Workshop and Impending Drug Decisions

The month of September 2014 is one of the most important in a long time for patients suffering from Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. Read about the upcoming FDA workshop and impending drug decision. Click here for more Info.

Know IPF Now

Sponsored by InterMune, the website offers patient-friendly facts about IPF pathophysiology, diagnosis, monitoring, and symptom management. Patients are provided with information to help maintain their lifestyle as long as possible by working in partnership with their healthcare team. The website also provides a directory of additional online patient resources. Learn more by visiting http://www.knowipfnow.com/.

 

IPF Rally

IPFRALLY.com, an online educational initiative sponsored by InterMune, is dedicated to supporting healthcare professionals in the management of patients with IPF. This informational website helps clinicians address the challenges of managing IPF through a variety of resources developed in collaboration with experts in the disease. For more information and to register online, visit http://www.ipfrally.com.