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Mumbai Patient Group Meet @ 7 May

Report by FOM Volunteer Divya Kumar Jotwani It all started with an SMS. In the month of April, my phone buzzed with a message for a special invitation. It was the time for the annual gathering where we meet our old friends and meet new

A Ray Of Hope: Pune Regional Meet 9 April

Report by Krishnadas Dhake Sundays are always looked forward to, but the Sunday of 9th April 2017 was awaited more eagerly as it was FOM’s Regional Meet in Pune. The meet took place at IMA Hall on Tilak Road in Shukrawar Peth. This Meet provides

Bihar Regional Meet (2 April): “I found another family”

– A touching testimony by Nitesh Kumar Verma “Myself Nitesh — patient of CML, from Ara, Bihar. “I attend the seminar in Patna, Bihar, on 2nd April. We learn many things in this seminar. Firstly, we met with a graceful woman Viji Venkatesh, called Amma.

Meet at St John’s Medical College Hospital – Bangalore

Report by FOM Volunteer Soumya FOM participated in a Patient Support Group Meeting organised by St John’s Medical College Hospital (Bangalore) at their auditorium on 25 February 2017. This started with a kick-off meeting which happened at Das Prakash Hotel on 26 January with the initial

GIST Patient Support Group Meeting – Mumbai

Report by FOM Nandini Dabbir On 18th Feb, a bright and sunny day at Mumbai, the GIST Patient Support Group meeting was organized by Max Foundation along with Tata Memorial Hospital. The meeting started with the introduction of Max India by Priyanka Kandalgaokar. A short

LS 2016 – Keynote Address by Amit Vaidya

I’m grateful and honored to be amongst you today. We, all of us in this room embody survival, embody hope, embody positivity, and embody the definition of living with cancer. I have been a long term patient, a long term caregiver and now I’m a