Raising Awareness for IPF in Cards and Song
In this gripping video shared in August 2014, Elicia Shepard uses placards to demonstrate how little is known about one of the biggest killer diseases – idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF).
Shepard shows us that although idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis leads to 40,000 deaths each year – approximately the same as breast cancer or prostate cancer – awareness of IPF is incredibly low and only 1% of patients are likely to get a life-saving lung transplant.
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