“You started it. We will not rest until your dream to find a cure for cancer is realized” – By Isadora Sharp, director of the Terry Fox Run 27th February 2011, a still cool morning in Mumbai and we all gathered near the Air India Building to keep the promise which was made to Terry […]

CME on “Paradigms in Oncology”

CME on ” Paradigms in Oncology” It was a rare privilege when I got invited to act as Master of Ceremonies for the CME on “Paradigms in Oncology” organized by Dept of Oncology, Malabar Institute of Medical Sciences (MIMS), Calicut, at Le Meridien , Kochi, on 13th March, 2011. Dr NK Warrier, HOD in Oncology […]

Cancer Awareness Program

Cancer Awareness Program A one-day cancer awareness lecture was organized by MaxStation in collaboration with the local Novartis representative. Some 35 patients of GIPAP and NOVA-Patients attended this event at the AKU Hospital lecture hall. The MaxStation reminded the patients how efficiently and dedicatedly their physicians are attending their individual cases. He also brought home […]

16th Annual Cancer Conference (March 11-13, 2011)

16th Annual Cancer Conference (March 11-13, 2011) The 16th annual Cancer Conference was organized by Pakistan Society of Clinical Oncology (PSCO) at Sheraton Hotel, Karachi (Pakistan) from 11th to 13th March, 2011. The MaxStation was invited to the conference by PSCO General Secretary, Dr A. Nadeem Abbasi, and also by Dr ‘Imran Rasheed (Head of […]

Former First Lady Imelda Marcos?????

Remember, our former First Lady Imelda Marcos who is known for her more than 3,000 pairs of shoes? She is the wife of the late President Ferdinand Marcos who was ousted in power during the People Power Revolution. She has been elected as Congresswoman in one of the provinces in the Northern part of the […]

Tribute to Max from Pakistan

Like previous years, this year too we assembled at the Oncology Clinic on March10 at AKU Hospital, Karachi to remember our hero Maximilino Rivarola. The majority of the participants comprised 15 of our patients to whom the story of Max has been told many a time. Most of them remember it well and keep on […]

Relaxing in Mandalaland – Reinventing activities at ALMA!

Last Saturday morning (Feb 26th) was held in ALMA (Asociación de Leucemia Mieloide Argentina) the first “art workshop with a twist”. This time, the three hours that the workshop took were divided into two separate parts: first, a relaxation exercise which was based on the theory of Neuro-Linguistic Programming; and second, the actual art workshop, […]

No time to P O S T

Yes !! that’s me , glasses pushed up on my messy hair , sunken eyes with bags under them , hollow cheeks and drooping brows and a desk load of unfinished paper work . Sounds familair ? I bet it does !! Am sure most of us are in this state ; of course not […]

“Hats-Off to Novartis on GIPAP 8th Anniversary”

The GIPAP program in the Phils. marked its 8th year anniversary on Feb. 26th with around 400 participants. The program started with a Holy mass officiated by a priest who himself is a cancer survivor. His message was spiritually uplifting especially to newly diagnosed NOA patients who were likewise invited to join the celebration. Some […]