Help find a cure for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) involves scarring of the lungs. Gradually, the air sacs of the lungs become replaced by fibrotic tissue. When the scar forms, the tissue becomes thicker causing an irreversible loss of the tissue’s ability to transfer oxygen into the bloodstream. There is no cure for IPF yet. Many people live only about 3 to 5 years after diagnosis. The most common cause of death related to IPF is respiratory failure.
1. This is an invasive, devastating, fatal lung disease.
2. The cause of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis is still unknown.
3. There is still no cure for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis.