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FOM Volunteer of the Month (August 2019) – Vicky Vatnani

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

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Introducing ‘Chaiathon’!

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

CML & GIST Support Group Meeting, Mumbai -14th July 2019

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

Patient Support Group Meet @ Mumbai 14 July

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

CML Horizons 2019 (Lisbon) Portugal

Report by Param (Parmeswaran PS) Trustee – Friends of Max CML Horizons started with CML CAB meeting on 16th May for reviewing the ongoing agenda of CML CAB Steering committee meeting review and minutes of actions from previous meetings. I rejoined after a sabbatical of more

Patient Support Group Meet @ Kolkata 25 May

Report by Cedric Mathew The large welcome banner displayed at the reception desk read “TOGETHER WE SHARE AND LEARN” – Towards a New Dawn. Today’s programme was organized by The Max Foundation & Friends of Max in association with TATA MEDICAL CENTER, KOLKATA. Our Group

Patient Group Meeting @ Indore 6 April

Report by Reshma On 6th April 2019, the auspicious day of Gudi Padva, the CML and GIST support group meeting was held at Hotel Apsara, Indore. The welcome banner stated “TOGETHER WE SHARE AND LEARN” The Max Foundation & Friends of Max in association with

Patient Group Meeting @ Mangalore, 30 March

Report by FOM Volunteer Deepak The CML and GIST support group meeting was held at Mangalore on 30 March in association with the Mangalore Institute of Oncology. The event was organised in Mangalore Institute of Oncology (MIO) premises near the entrance of the hospital itself.

Patient Group Meeting @ Bhubaneshwar 24 March

Report by FOM Arnav Dhanawat The day (24 March 2019) started bright and sunny with pleasant winds at Infocity, Patia which has been the destination for all the CML and GIST patients of Odisha for the last decade. Friends of Max has been more of