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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

FOM Patna Meeting on 17 March

Report by Nitesh Kumar Verma I am Nitesh Kumar Verma, CML patient from Ara, Bihar. I attended the seminar which was held in AIIMS, Patna on 17th March 2019. Over 260 patients and caregivers came to this seminar. And, this was the 12th year celebration

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.