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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

Taking MPN Under Our Wing

Friends of Max, the Support Group Arm of The Max Foundation in India, is pleased to welcome the MPN Patient Support Group & Advocates Network (India) into its framework with immediate effect. The MPN Patient Support Group & Advocates Network (India) will collaborate with the

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Rare Disease Day – 28 February 2019

Worldwide, “Rare Disease Day” is observed on the last day of February. The theme for 2019 is “Bridging Health and Social Care.” It seeks to raise awareness for rare, unknown or overlooked diseases and improve access to treatment. The European Organisation for Rare Diseases first

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