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.
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
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
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
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
Bharat Bhushan Vashisht (FOM’s Volunteer of the Month February 2019)has the air of a person who knows his way around. A reassuring aura of equanimity surrounds his actions. He is a man who has been through a lot in his personal life and has come
By FOM Rashmi Sachade Today I am writing about one of my most favourite event, the GIST Patient Support Group Meeting. It was on 19th February, at the Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, and I had as usual reached before 9:00 am. Slowly, our GIST family
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