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Daughter's Memory Drives Parents to Raise Funding, Awareness for Deadly Lung Disease
Date:9/9/2009

2nd Annual Lisa Sandler Spaeth Memorial Golf Tournament to be held at Woodmont Country Club on September 14th

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two years ago, Dr. Jerome and Froma Sandler lost their daughter to the untreatable lung disease they now work to cure. Lisa Sandler Spaeth died from Pulmonary Fibrosis (PF) in 2007, a disease that claims 40,000 lives each year, the same as breast cancer. The Sandlers celebrate Lisa's life by hosting the second annual Lisa Sandler Spaeth Memorial Golf Tournament on September 14th at Woodmont Country Club in Rockville.

PF has no treatments and no cure and is a disease that scars the lungs, suffocates its victims and is almost invariably fatal. Most people never hear of PF until it strikes someone they love.

"The loss of our daughter is something we deal with every day and our hope is that by contributing to the search for a cure, we will help other families avoid this terrible tragedy," said Froma Sandler. "By asking the community to help support the CPF and pulmonary fibrosis research, we honor Lisa's memory while searching for a cure."

The Sandlers are working hard to change things for other patients and families by increasing awareness and funding for the disease. Because awareness of PF is unacceptably low, funding for research in the area is even lower. The Sandlers will donate proceeds from the golf tournament to the Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) and those funds will be awarded to support much needed cutting-edge research in the field. The inaugural golf tournament in 2008 raised $275,000.

Dr. and Mrs. Sandler are veterans of the CPF's annual National Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Week on Capitol Hill, where they have met with many Members of Congress regarding the recently re-introduced Pulmonary Fibrosis Research Enhancement Act (H.R. 1079) and encouraged their supp
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