By FOM Rashmi Sachade Today I am writing about one of my most favourite event, the GIST Patient Support Group Meeting. It was on 19th February, at the Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, and I had as usual reached before 9:00 am. Slowly, our GIST family
GIST Support Group Meeting at Tata Memorial Hospital (Mumbai) on 19 Feb 2019 Dr Amit Gupta, Dr Rohit Pai, Markus Wartenberg, Michaela Geissler, Kathrin Schuster (SPAEN – Germany) and Vandana Gupta (V Care Foundation).
by Dr Nikhil Guhagarkar Dr Nikhil Guhagarkar, Volunteer and GIST Advocate for Friends of Max (the charitable Trust and Support Group to The Max Foundation in India), was accompanied by Viji Venkatesh, Region Head – The Max Foundation India & South Asia, at the 3-day New Horizons GIST
Report by FOM Volunteer Rashmi Sachade On the first Saturday of the year (6 Jan 2018) The Max Foundation along with Tata Memorial Hospital arranged a delightful meeting for all the GIST patients in Mumbai. It was one of those Patient Support Group Meetings where
Report by Dr Nikhil Guhagarkar FOM Volunteer New Horizons GIST is an annual conference dedicated to the latest advances of GIST and it’s advocacy work. It is attended by GIST specialists, pharma company representatives and patient advocates from across the world. It was held from 1-3 October
The Life Raft Group USA, a GIST support group dedicated to finding a cure through research & patient support by focusing on three key areas: research, patient support & education, and advocacy, recently launched two new websites which all GIST patients are encouraged to register
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
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
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.