Dr. Nikhil Guhagarkar was invited by ‘The Life Raft group’ from the USA to host a webcast on Dental healthcare in ‘Gastro-intestinal Stromal Tumour’ or GIST. Nikhil , as we all know is our spokesperson on GIST and an active patient advocate on various platforms.
Hyderabad Core group members, Viji and Sudha were the first to arrive and got busy with arrangements right away – Banners were being put up, stage arrangements were being taken care of and registration of participants, and of course photo ops happening alongside J. Light
The Max Foundation & Friends of Max in association with Teenage and Young Adult Cancer Foundation organised Patient Support Group Meeting for CML & GIST patients in the age group of 13 – 34 years in Jaipur on 20th September. This meeting was a part
Manhar Kochhar, 33-year- old City Chapter Leader from Delhi, is our FOM Patient Advocate of the month . Manhar was diagnosed with CML when he was only 17 years old . It was time for him to join college (Manhar went to Khalsa College in
One of our five #WorldCMLDay celebrations in India was at the Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS) on 21st September 2019. A very reputed hospital catering to needs of patients from Andhra Pradesh and Telengana , NIMS continues its tradition of the last five years to observe
The FOM Volunteer of the Month (August 2019) is Vicky Vatnani. Vicky is one of our most enthusiastic volunteers and a pillar of Friend of Max’s many activities in Hyderabad. He has been an inspiring leader providing amazing support and guidance to the City Chapter of Hyderabad
Announcement of the Chandigarh Patient Support Group meeting 22nd September @ Post graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research.
Introducing to you all, dear FOM – The ‘Chaiathon’ ☕☕ Our unique project for WORLD CML DAY 2019 The Chaiathon is a Marathon which we can complete from the comfort of our home. No walking, no running – just ourselves and our daily cup of Chai. Beginning today 22/08/19 and concluding on
After five years and 200 Addas in 70 cities, Chai for Cancer (the fundraiser and advocacy tool for Friends of Max), has raised as many 110,000 cups for the Cause. Season Six begins with the Adda at Viji Venkatesh’s residence on Sun 12 May 2019
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
CML & GIST Patient Support Group Meeting was held on 14th July 2019 at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai. The agenda for meeting was as follows 200+ Patients, caregivers and volunteers attended the meeting from city of Mumbai. Nirmesh presented on Friends of Max by starting
Friends of Max hosted CML (Chronic Myeloid leukaemia) & GIST ( Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumour) Cancer patient support group meeting held on 14th July 2019 at Rustom Choksi Auditorium, Tata Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai 400 012. Mumbai monsoon can never be predicted and it was the