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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

Meet at St John’s Medical College Hospital – Bangalore

Report by FOM Volunteer Soumya FOM participated in a Patient Support Group Meeting organised by St John’s Medical College Hospital (Bangalore) at their auditorium on 25 February 2017. This started with a kick-off meeting which happened at Das Prakash Hotel on 26 January with the initial

GIST Patient Support Group Meeting – Mumbai

Report by FOM Nandini Dabbir On 18th Feb, a bright and sunny day at Mumbai, the GIST Patient Support Group meeting was organized by Max Foundation along with Tata Memorial Hospital. The meeting started with the introduction of Max India by Priyanka Kandalgaokar. A short

LS 2016 – Keynote Address by Amit Vaidya

I’m grateful and honored to be amongst you today. We, all of us in this room embody survival, embody hope, embody positivity, and embody the definition of living with cancer. I have been a long term patient, a long term caregiver and now I’m a

Leadership Summit 2016 – Second Day in Kochi

Report by Amruta Patidar Volunteer FOM Pune The third Leadership Summit was held in the beautiful city of Kochi, which is in the state of Kerala. This year was special as it was the first time that the Rising Sun was hosted in India and

Leadership Summit 2016 – First Day in Kochi

A Report by Ramanathan Seshadri The Leadership Summit 2016 was held at the picturesque city of Kochi on 17th and 18th of December 2016.  As the morning of 17th December dawned, FOM leaders from different city chapters started arriving.  The registration desk was in place and