Why Pulmonary Fibrosis Events Are So Important


Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a rare progressive lung disease with no known cause. Although there are medications and therapies that can treat the symptoms of the disease and help slow down its progression, there is no cure.

Find out more about how pulmonary fibrosis is treated. 

In this Silver Box Studios video, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis patient Bill Boyer explains why it’s so important to continue with events that increase awareness of the disease and raise funds for vital research. Bill is currently waiting for a double lung transplant and requires oxygen therapy 24 hours a day. New treatments could help save future IPF patients from having to go through such a dangerous procedure and improve their quality of life.

Find out about eight ongoing research projects for pulmonary fibrosis. 

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One comment

  1. Dee says:

    Need help i am medical professional myself.married to another medical professional yet no longer …have I P F which is now really taking a hold of me ..no longer working .2 children young adults.no longer have the money or camaraderie of my peers…..feel so exposed so sad 😭.have lost all confidence don’t even explain my medical knowledge…be better off doing absolutely nothing..yet to find you all out there may just help me…Dee

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