There is no cure for pulmonary fibrosis and although each patient is different, the life expectancy following diagnosis is usually three to five years. However, there are ways that PF can be treated to minimize the symptoms and increase the quality of life for the patient through medication, pulmonary rehabilitation, and oxygen therapy.
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