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idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Patient Story

‘I didn’t have very long to live’

Doctors gave Jim Oldfield a year to live. Today, he's back to training for competitions.

Patient Story

‘Easy breathing’

Following a grim diagnosis of pulmonary fibrosis, George Welte's age didn't keep him from getting a life-saving lung transplant.

Patient Story

‘We’ve got a set of lungs for you’

Rick Andreen celebrates a Christmas dream come true—the freedom to breathe.

Patient Story

‘Our only salvation’

A lung transplant saved his life. Now, he is determined to make the most of his second chance.

Patient Story

Defying a dire diagnosis

Doctors in New York told Marcia Fraser her lung disease would kill her within months. Years later, she's running 5 miles a day.