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The Role of Air Pollution in Pulmonary Fibrosis

To mark Clean Air Month, the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) aims to increase public understanding of the role air pollution has in the development of interstitial lung diseases (ILD) such as pulmonary fibrosis (PF), including how polluted air...
5-May-2021 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Learn the Symptoms of Pulmonary Fibrosis this Rare Disease Day

To mark Rare Disease Day on February 28, the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) aims to increase public understanding of pulmonary fibrosis (PF) to drive home the importance of early diagnosis to help improve the quality of life for patients.
22-Feb-2021 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Smokers – you’re at risk for this disease

According to the Surgeon General, 14% of Americans smoke and 16 million suffer from smoking-related diseases. Pulmonary fibrosis, a debilitating disease often caused by tobacco usage, is little-known among smokers. The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation...
26-Jan-2021 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Announces Sponsorship by United Therapeutics

The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) has announced United Therapeutics' sponsorship of the PFF Registry, a research resource that tracks clinical data, blood samples and patient-reported outcomes from individuals living with pulmonary fibrosis...
14-Jan-2021 11:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

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First Patient Enrolls In PRECISIONS Study For Treatment Of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Today, the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) announced enrollment of the first patient in PRECISIONS (Prospective tReatment EffiCacy in IPF uSIng genOtype for Nac Selection) clinical trial. This is the first clinical trial to apply the principles...
11-Jan-2021 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Resolve to talk to your doctor in the New Year

Due to COVID-19, it’s important to talk to your doctor right away if you’re experiencing symptoms such as shortness of breath or cough. Take notes about your symptoms, so your doctor can pinpoint if they are early warning signs of another...
4-Jan-2021 9:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Launches Campaign To Raise PF Awareness And Early Diagnosis

The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation today announced the “Pinpoint PF” education and awareness campaign aimed at individuals with symptoms and at a higher risk for pulmonary fibrosis (PF).
12-Nov-2020 11:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

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When a cough becomes chronic: pulmonary fibrosis vs. a passing virus

Cough, fatigue and shortness of breath are all common signs of a passing virus. However, when symptoms become chronic, lasting more than three months, these could be indicative of pulmonary fibrosis (PF). The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation is shining...
9-Nov-2020 11:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

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The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) mobilizes people and resources to provide access to high quality care and leads research for a cure so people with pulmonary fibrosis will live longer, healthier lives. The PFF collaborates with physicians, organizations, patients, and caregivers worldwide. The PFF has a four-star rating from Charity Navigator and is a Better Business Bureau and National Health Council accredited charity. For more information, visit pulmonaryfibrosis.org or call 844.TalkPFF (844.825.5733) or 312.587.9272 from outside the U.S.


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