4 Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Patients Share Their Stories


The British Lung Foundation has a series of videos featuring idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) patients sharing their stories. The patients come from all walks of life and their journeys are all very different.

In this video, Joyce explains that it took four years before she received her idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis diagnosis. By the time she was diagnosed, the disease had progressed so much that she needed a double lung transplant. Joyce talks about her life before the lung transplant and how much it has changed for the better since the procedure.

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  1. Connie Hersh says:

    I was diagnosed with Ipf in April of this year. My question is why is the drug. Companies make the cost of esprit so so high most patients can’t afford it so they die earlier!! So sad

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