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Former Utah Governor to Talk About Her Battle With PF on ABC 4 Salt Lake City, July 22nd
Date:7/16/2009

awareness and her efforts to help secure federal funding for PF are invaluable to our making critical progress in this disease."

Gov. Walker is an outspoken advocate for other PF patients and a strong supporter of the Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF). Gov. Walker participated in the CPF's National PF Awareness Week in 2008 when she met with many of her former political colleagues to share her personal perspective about the need to find answers to PF. Her current efforts include advocacy work with Members of the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives in support of the Pulmonary Fibrosis Research Enhancement Act (H.R. 1079). This is the first request for a PF research funding bill ever introduced in Congress on behalf of the disease. The Governor's efforts have also helped create support for the Senate version of the bill that may soon be introduced.

She recorded a public service announcement (PSA) that is planned for release later this summer in which the Governor makes a plea for increased attention and funding for PF through support of the CPF.

Gov. Walker and Dr. Scholand are scheduled to appear on July 22 on Good Things Utah during its airtime from 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. MDT.

About Pulmonary Fibrosis (PF)

Pulmonary Fibrosis (PF) is a lung disorder characterized by a progressive scarring -- known as fibrosis -- and deterioration of the lungs, which slowly robs its victims of their ability to breathe. Approximately 128,000 Americans suffer from PF, and there is currently no known cause or cure. An estimated 48,000 new cases are diagnosed each year. PF is difficult to diagnose and an estimated two-thirds of patients die within five years of diagnosis. Sometimes PF can be linked to a particular cause, such as certain environmental exposures, chemotherapy or radiation therapy, residual infection, or autoimmune diseases such as scleroderma or rheumatoi
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