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Pune Meet Report - January 11, 2015

The most beautiful people are those who have known defeat, known suf...

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GIST Support Group Meet - 12th February 2015

On the 12th of February The Max Foundation and Friends of Max organi...

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Encounter with Pune Warriors - 11th January, 2015

"ENCOUNTER" ….here indicates a friendly convergence rather than any ...

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Madhya Pradesh Regional Meet at Indore - 16th November 2014

It was a great pleasure to attend the 3rd FOM Indore Chapter meet he...

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Patient Support Groups: Helping Patients and their caregivers cope with the diagnosis of Cancer

A diagnosis of cancer can bring out strong fears and anxieties in the affected family or social unit. While timely access to treatment and family support can go a long way in erasing these fears, there is a growing sense of isolation that sets in which can have a big impact on patients’ emotional well being. No one knows what someone is going through unless they are going through it themselves. Patient support groups address this need of sharing and learning from each others’ experiences.

Although in western countries patient support groups are an established section of the health care community, in many other countries this is still a novel approach to self help. That is, until now. In the past few years The Max Foundation has fostered the formation of patient groups in the communities where we operate as a means to build community resources and provide patients with emotional support.

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Pune Meet Report - January 11, 2015

The most beautiful people are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths.

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GIST Support Group Meet - 12th February 2015

On the 12th of February The Max Foundation and Friends of Max organised our 3-monthly GIST meet at the Tata Memorial Hospital.

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Madhya Pradesh Regional Meet at Indore - 16th November 2014

It was a great pleasure to attend the 3rd FOM Indore Chapter meet held on 16th of November 2014.

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Perfect recap of an amazing day- 14th December, 2014

Friends of Max and Adyar Cancer Institute have always shared a great bond.

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The World CML Day celebrations @Bangalore

The World CML Day in Bangalore

 

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Encounter with Pune Warriors - 11th January, 2015

"ENCOUNTER" ….here indicates a friendly convergence rather than any hostile or adversarial confrontation with the Pune warriors.

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The Chhattisgarh Regional Meet – Last Meet of the Year 2014

The 14th Regional patient-support group meeting for the year 2014, was organized by the Max Foundation and Friends of Max on December 21, 2014.

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Max Foundation meeting at Regional Cancer Centre

Thiruvananthapuram on Oct 19th 2014

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First Ranchi FOM Regional Meet

The Day - 20th July, 2014 witnessed the first ever Regional Cancer Meet, by FOM at Ranchi.

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