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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

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

FOM Volunteer of the Month (May 2019) – Ravikumar

Growing up in Manjeri and Kasaragod in the heart of God’s Own Country (Kerala) has its advantages. The surrounding serenity taught FOM Volunteer of the Month (May 2019) Ravikumar P. humility and patience and a willingness to understand others — qualities that have stood him

CML Horizons 2019 (Lisbon) Portugal

Report by Param (Parmeswaran PS) Trustee – Friends of Max CML Horizons started with CML CAB meeting on 16th May for reviewing the ongoing agenda of CML CAB Steering committee meeting review and minutes of actions from previous meetings. I rejoined after a sabbatical of more

Patient Support Group Meet @ Kolkata 25 May

Report by Cedric Mathew The large welcome banner displayed at the reception desk read “TOGETHER WE SHARE AND LEARN” – Towards a New Dawn. Today’s programme was organized by The Max Foundation & Friends of Max in association with TATA MEDICAL CENTER, KOLKATA. Our Group

Patient Group Meeting @ Indore 6 April

Report by Reshma On 6th April 2019, the auspicious day of Gudi Padva, the CML and GIST support group meeting was held at Hotel Apsara, Indore. The welcome banner stated “TOGETHER WE SHARE AND LEARN” The Max Foundation & Friends of Max in association with

Patient Group Meeting @ Mangalore, 30 March

Report by FOM Volunteer Deepak The CML and GIST support group meeting was held at Mangalore on 30 March in association with the Mangalore Institute of Oncology. The event was organised in Mangalore Institute of Oncology (MIO) premises near the entrance of the hospital itself.