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
A Guide to Nutrition and a Holistic way of Living With GIST Specially put together for Friends of Max “I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust the sails to reach my destination” Jimmy Dean You have all embarked on a
We bring together our GIST patients and their caregivers periodically for regular support group meetings. These meetings are held in different cities and the sharing and learning that takes place therein makes a great difference to the quality of the life of the patients who
Awareness: to have a heightened sense. To cope with and ‘manage’ fear. To treasure special and happy memories as a source of strength. To keep going. This year’s theme on GIST Awareness Day is The Gift of Time. And on this day as we join
The CML Horizons Conference (Slovenia, 6-8 May 2016), hosted by the non-profit organization Leukemia Patient Advocates Foundation, is the main global conference for CML patient organizations and aims to • Update CML patient advocates on developments in different aspects of disease management • Helping particpants
I had the good fortune of attending the New Horizons GIST meet in Sitges, Barcelona Spain in May 18-21 2016. It was a proud moment for me to represent FOM in the meet! Also attending the meet from India was Viji Venkatesh head of South
The Max Foundation & Friends fo Max invite all GIST survivors and caregivers to celebrate GIST AWARENESS DAY 2016 “The Gift of Time” on Saturday, 9th July 2016
Tobacco-related cancer is not a death sentence. Early detection and proper care can prevent calamities. At Friends of Max we encourage sharing of information and learning from each other.
The 3rd Friends of Max Leadership Summit is scheduled for the 17th and 18th of December 2016 at Hotel Abad Plaza, Kochi (Kerala). It marks a significant step in our efforts to build an organizational structure that will not only be adaptable to the changing needs of
Maharashtra Regional meet for CML and GIST patients was held in Nashik on
The FOM meeting held on 20th March 2016 at Bhopal’s Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad Chatrashakti was almost a dream coming true for me.