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Life Raft Group Webcast Series: Dental Healthcare in GIST

Dr. Nikhil Guhagarkar was invited by ‘The Life Raft group’ from the USA to host a webcast on Dental healthcare in ‘Gastro-intestinal Stromal Tumour’ or GIST. Nikhil , as we all know is our spokesperson on GIST and an active patient advocate on various platforms.

New Horizons GIST May 2019 – New Jersey, USA

Thank you Friends of Max for the opportunity to represent you at this conference. This is an Annual global GIST conference for GIST treatment updates and advocacy. This conference was organised by the Life Raft group USA Representatives from 18 countries were present. Dr Ping

GIST Awareness Day – 13th July 2019

Here in Rashmi Sachade’s own words is her amazing and heartwarming strategy of making peace with what was once an unwelcome guest in her body but with whom she has now made a pact for living in in peaceful coexistence. Rashmi is FOM City Chapter Leader from

Report on GIST Patient Support Group Meeting 19 Feb

By FOM Rashmi Sachade Today I am writing about one of my most favourite event, the GIST Patient Support Group Meeting. It was on 19th February, at the Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, and I had as usual reached before 9:00 am. Slowly, our GIST family

GIST Meet Mumbai 19 Feb 2019

GIST Support Group Meeting at Tata Memorial Hospital (Mumbai) on 19 Feb 2019 Dr Amit Gupta, Dr Rohit Pai, Markus Wartenberg, Michaela Geissler, Kathrin Schuster (SPAEN – Germany) and Vandana Gupta (V Care Foundation).

NEW HORIZONS GIST 2018 – Report

by Dr Nikhil Guhagarkar  Dr Nikhil Guhagarkar, Volunteer and GIST Advocate for Friends of Max (the charitable Trust and Support Group to The Max Foundation in India), was accompanied by Viji Venkatesh, Region Head – The Max Foundation India & South Asia, at the 3-day New Horizons GIST

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GIST Patient Support Group Meeting @ 6 Jan 2018

Report by FOM Volunteer Rashmi Sachade On the first Saturday of the year (6 Jan 2018) The Max Foundation along with Tata Memorial Hospital arranged a delightful meeting for all the GIST patients in Mumbai. It was one of those Patient Support Group Meetings where

New Horizons GIST Annual Conference (1-3 Oct 2017)

Report by Dr Nikhil Guhagarkar FOM Volunteer New Horizons GIST is an annual conference dedicated to the latest advances of GIST and it’s advocacy work. It is attended by GIST specialists, pharma company representatives and patient advocates from across the world. It was held from 1-3 October

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Life Raft Group USA launches new websites for GIST patients

The Life Raft Group USA, a GIST support group dedicated to finding a cure through research & patient support by focusing on three key areas: research, patient support & education, and advocacy, recently launched two new websites which all GIST patients are encouraged to register

Nutrition

A Guide to Nutrition and a Holistic way of Living With GIST Specially put together for Friends of Max “I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust the sails to reach my destination” Jimmy Dean You have all embarked on a