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FOM GIST Meet- 12th July'14

The Max Foundation along with Tata Memorial Hospital organized ...

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Mumbai FOM Meeting- 21st June at ACTREC

Venue: Tata Memorial ACTREC institute, Kharghar Date: 21st June 20...

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Aurangabad FOM Meet report

As I received a telephone call from Madam Vidya of The Max Foundation ...

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GIST meeting report

Venue: Tata Memorial Hospital Date: 12th April 2014 With a view to o...

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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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FOM GIST Meet- 12th July'14

The Max Foundation along with Tata Memorial Hospital organized

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Mumbai FOM Meeting- 21st June at ACTREC

Venue: Tata Memorial ACTREC institute, Kharghar

Date: 21st June 2014

June 21st is that time of the year again when all the Mumbai FOMers gather at the Tata Memorial ACTREC institute Kharghar Mumbai for the Mumbai Regional meet.

 

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GIST meeting report

Venue: Tata Memorial Hospital

Date: 12th April 2014

With a view to offer a common platform for GIST patients to share their fears & experiences, The Max Foundation along with Tata Memorial Hospital has been arranging GIST patient meets all over India.

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Seventh Bihar FOM Regional Meet – Patna

On 22nd March 2014, FOM Patna in association with The Max Foundation had organized its seventh

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4th Odisha Regional Meet

The Max Foundation in collaboration with the Friends of Max- Bhubaneswar City Chapter

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Aurangabad FOM Meet report

As I received a telephone call from Madam Vidya of The Max Foundation I was very anxious

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First Madurai Support Group meeting

The multitude of emotions on the faces of the little ones said it all.  They watched in amusement as we enacted the adventures of Maximo, even as Viji Amma’s soulful narration of the tiny bird’s story filled that colorful room in the Onco-pediatric ward of the Madurai Meenakshi mission hospital.


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First FOM Meet @Mangalore

It was indeed a wonderful get together with the Mangalore patients and care givers on the 2nd March at the KMC Hospital, Mangalore.

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Terry Fox Run 2014

Terry Fox Run 2014, 16th February 2014 Mumbai, dedicated to the spirit, courage and purpose of Terry Fox….

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