GIST Support Group Meeting at Tata Memorial Hospital (Mumbai) on 19 Feb 2019 Dr Amit Gupta, Dr Rohit Pai, Markus Wartenberg, Michaela Geissler, Kathrin Schuster (SPAEN – Germany) and Vandana Gupta (V Care Foundation).
Sajeevan Parambath is the FOM Volunteer of the Month (January 2019) Humility. Modesty. These are qualities that come to mind when you think of Sajeevan. Studiously devoted to his role as a FOM Volunteer for nearly a decade. Never seeking the limelight. Everytime a FOM
“We all have to condition ourselves to manage our fear. And then life is beautiful”. These words sum up the attitude and resilience of 43-year old Sandeep Mahil – FOM Volunteer of the Month (Dec 2018). Tall, strong, self-assured and genial, a post-graduate in business
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
Parmeswaran PS is FOM Volunteer of the Month (Nov 2018) Param (as he is known to friends) recalls how, nearly 15 years ago in February 2004, he was going through a routine medical examination. At the peak of his professional career, happily employed and married
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
Shashikant Jakhade is FOM Volunteer of the Month (October 2018) “We can’t change facts. We have to live with it throughout life”. Gloom descended on the Jakhade household in Pune early in 2004. No one was in the mood for new year greetings. Their youngest
After five years and 200 Addas in 70 cities, Chai for Cancer (the fundraiser and advocacy tool for Friends of Max), has raised as many 110,000 cups for the Cause. Season Six begins with the Adda at Viji Venkatesh’s residence on Sun 12 May 2019
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.
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