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
Proud to represent Friends of Max in the 6’th Annual SPAEN (Sarcoma Patients Euronet) in November 2015 in Chantilly, Paris. Sarcoma Patients EuroNet Association (SPAEN), the European Network ofSarcoma, GIST and Desmoid Patient Advocacy Groups, was founded in April 2009 with the aim of extending
New Horizons GIST 2015 was held in Miami from 15-17th May 2015. The aim of the meet is to improve Global understanding of GIST ,its treatment and Advocacy.
The Max Foundation and Friends of Max constantly strive to create awareness regarding cancer. We now have another opportunity to do the same. The 13th of July is celebrated as GIST (GastroIntestinal Stromal Tumor) Awareness Day (GAD)
Outside the weather was cloudy and it was drizzling slightly. All the GIST patients and their caregivers had gathered
The Max Foundation and FOM had arranged a patient support group meeting on 23rd May, 2015 in Goregaon, Mumbai.
Pramod George, FOM Trustee and Joint Secretary, represented the FOM family at the CML Horizons Meet 2015 held in Barcelona, Spain. Set up and run by CML Patients and caregivers, the CML Advocates Network connects more than 80 patient organizations in the world. It is an
Dr. Nikhil Guhagarkar, our FOM City Chapter Leader from Mumbai attended the New Horizons GIST Meet 2014 in Zurich and has been invited to this year’s New Horizons GIST Meet to be held in Miami, USA. Here is what he has to say about it.
It was a sunny Sunday of 29th March, when participants started gathering at the Patna museum premises, from different parts of Bihar like Muzaffarpur, Purnia, Saharsa, much before the scheduled time of 10am.
The second Friends of Max Leadership Summit was held on 18-19 April 2015 in Hyderabad.
Announcing Chai for Cancer A Fundraising Project by The Max Foundation and Friends of Max Sunday May 10th 2015, all over India, when people raise their Cup of Chai, they will be drinking to a cause: the wellbeing of a cancer patient. The project Chai