Mujeeb V K and Sharafudheen K, from Calicut, are our Patient Advocates of the Month for December’19 We are all very similar people knitted together by the same path we have chosen. Many of us , especially because of those bonds , are happy working tirelessly behind the curtains and two such amongst us are our City Chapter Leaders
Together we Share and Learn… Yes it was indeed a day of being together, sharing our knowledge and learning things from others. Sharing a brief of the GIST meeting and CFC Adda held at the Max Foundation office on 14th December’2019 The meeting was supposed
Abhishek Patidar and Amrita Patidar, City Chapter Leaders of FOM are our Patient Advocates of the month for November’19 “Stand strong even when facing the biggest wave in the ocean of Life” This is the motto our Pune based husband and wife duo Abhishek and
Announcement of the GIST Patient Support Group meeting in Mumbai on 14th December @ The Max Foundation Office.
Friendships happen unexpectedly. It just needs two souls to understand each other upon meeting. Such is the story of our advocates Sailaja and Nandini. They met during the FOM Cochin Leadership Summit in 2016 and a casual interaction led to an intense camaraderie. A graduate from Delhi University, Sailaja spent forty years of her life
October 19, 2019 was a memorable day for Nagpur in two ways. It was the birthday of Max whose legacy has benefited hundreds of survivors to live their life with hope and dignity. Further, The Max Foundation had organized the first patient group support meeting
Dr. Nikhil Guhagarkar was invited by ‘The Life Raft group’ from the USA to host a webcast on Dental healthcare in ‘Gastro-intestinal Stromal Tumour’ or GIST. Nikhil , as we all know is our spokesperson on GIST and an active patient advocate on various platforms.
Hyderabad Core group members, Viji and Sudha were the first to arrive and got busy with arrangements right away – Banners were being put up, stage arrangements were being taken care of and registration of participants, and of course photo ops happening alongside J. Light
The Max Foundation & Friends of Max in association with Teenage and Young Adult Cancer Foundation organised Patient Support Group Meeting for CML & GIST patients in the age group of 13 – 34 years in Jaipur on 20th September. This meeting was a part
Manhar Kochhar, 33-year- old City Chapter Leader from Delhi, is our FOM Patient Advocate of the month . Manhar was diagnosed with CML when he was only 17 years old . It was time for him to join college (Manhar went to Khalsa College in
One of our five #WorldCMLDay celebrations in India was at the Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS) on 21st September 2019. A very reputed hospital catering to needs of patients from Andhra Pradesh and Telengana , NIMS continues its tradition of the last five years to observe
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
Announcement of the Chandigarh Patient Support Group meeting 22nd September @ Post graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research.
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
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
Patient Support Groups: Helping Patients and their caregivers cope with the diagnosis of Cancer A diagnosis of cancer can bring out strong fears and anxieties in the affected family or social unit. While timely access to treatment and family support can go a long way
Our Patient Advocate of the Month – February 2020 is Dhrubajyoti Kalita, a CML patient from Assam. Dhrubajyoti ji studied in B.Borooah College, Guwahati and lives there with his mother, sisters, wife and his 3 & a half year old daughter. His wife, a breast
We’d love to introduce to you our first Patient Advocate of the year 2020 – Mr. Anil Nagpal. Hailing from Delhi, Anil ji has completed his B.E. from Karnataka University. He is a son, a husband and a doting father of two children – a
We would like to invite you all to the second Patient Group Meeting of the year 2020, which will be held in Nashik on February 15th from 9AM to 2PM. Please save the date and join us on our journey in “Sharing and Learning Together!”