A Lung Story: Hélène

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by Wendy Henderson |

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In this film produced and shared by Elisabeth Leveque-Mumford in July 2011, we meet Hélène Campbell a young woman who had just recently been diagnosed with advanced idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF).

Discover six less-common symptoms of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis here. 

Hélène talks about how IPF has impacted her life, both in good and bad ways. Her cheerful and optimistic outlook on life is contagious, but she is still understandably concerned about having to relocate from Ottowa to Toronto to have a lung transplant. Find out more about Hélène through her website alungstory.ca

Having donor lungs ready for transplant is the goal of a Toronto start-up, supported by $2.6 million from XENiOS. Find out more here.

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