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New Horizons GIST Annual Conference (1-3 Oct 2017)

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

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Life Raft Group USA launches new websites for GIST patients

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

Nutrition

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

New Horizons GIST Meet 2016

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

6’th Annual SPAEN Conference

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

Miami Report 2015

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.

GIST Awareness Day

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)