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Taking MPN Under Our Wing

Friends of Max, the Support Group Arm of The Max Foundation in India, is pleased to welcome the MPN Patient Support Group & Advocates Network (India) into its framework with immediate effect. The MPN Patient Support Group & Advocates Network (India) will collaborate with the

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Rare Disease Day – 28 February 2019

Worldwide, “Rare Disease Day” is observed on the last day of February. The theme for 2019 is “Bridging Health and Social Care.” It seeks to raise awareness for rare, unknown or overlooked diseases and improve access to treatment. The European Organisation for Rare Diseases first

NEW HORIZONS GIST 2018 – Report

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

Patient Group Meeting @ Aurangabad 25 Nov

Report by FOM Volunteer Seema Goud The Annual FOM Patient Support Group Meeting for CML & GIST Patients was held in Aurangabad on 25th Nov 2018 at Indian Medical Association (IMA House) in Samarth Nagar, Aurangabad. This was the third Patient Support Group meeting in

Patient Support Group Meeting at Guwahati 22 Sept

Report by FOM Volunteer Champa Kumari The translocation of chromosome 9 & 22 causes CML hence September 22nd is celebrated as ‘World CML Day’. Guwahati Medical College and Hospital was the venue for this occasion. The meeting area was decorated beautifully with flowers and balloons.

Patient Group Meeting on World CML Day @ Puducherry 22 Sept

Report by FOM Volunteer Archana Shakti The Max Foundation along with Friends of Max held their patient support group meeting at JIPMER, Puducherry on the occasion of World CML Day 22/09/2018. It was yet another successful event meticulously organised and executed to perfection. The registration

World CML Day 2018

CML QoL Survey: An effort to share the voice of FOM Download PDF – CML QoL Survey 22nd September is World CML Day and this will be the 11th year of observing this important day in the community of those in whose lives the diagnosis

Patient Support Group Meeting @ Kanpur 12 Aug 2018

Report by FOM Volunteer Manav Bhargava The Friends Of Max Patient Support Group meeting was held on 12th August, 2018 at Dwarka Prasad Bhargava Charitable Trust from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The meeting started off at 9 a.m. with registrations of patients and delicious

Patient Support Group Meeting in Mumbai

Report by FOM Volunteer Waman Joshi FOM Patient Support Group meeting was held on 24 June 2018 at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai. It was on Saturday June 23rd 2018, in Mumbai it was raining so heavily, and we all CML & GIST survivors and caregivers