Maximize Life Global Cancer Awareness Campaign 2012 – coming to you this October

Dear all, I can tell that some of you are very eager to hear about this year’s Maximize Life campaign! I know you can’t sleep of excitement waiting to hear more: what is the theme? when will we see the logo? Well, wait no more as I present to you a head’s up on the […]

“Listening” Listening – what would you have in mind when you heard of this word? Familiar?  Something that we all do every day in our life, yes? During last week of April 2012, I have had a chance to sit in a talk given by a Consultant Palliative Medicine Physician, Dr Richard Lim, in MSH […]

To Chicago for ASCO

Next week, Erin, Ines and myself are heading to Chicago for the meeting of the American Society of CLinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting. Our first order of tasks is to host the GIST event for physicians from emerging regions Thank you for entrusting us with your oncologists for this great opportunity to learn more about […]

South African CML patient needs

After a recent meeting with our local Novartis team a question arouse concerning the specific needs of patients in South Africa.  As many patient-focused projects are based on global initiatives the meeting was interested if patients in South Africa had concurring needs as those of other patients in the world. Having met such a variety […]

Leave to the MAX Team….

Oh we are so busy! It seems like old news, we are doing more than what we can possibly do…but that is the MAX Team, after all, we just read the heroic account of MAX South LATAM and their booth at the Highlights of ASH. In any case, this year I told Erin we didn’t […]

Ksenia Koon joins The Max Foundation

Dear MAX Friends, I am so delighted to be part of your team and look forward to being involved in many fruitful collaborations with you! I’ve had a terrific first week at The Max Foundation in Edmonds, Washington…learning about all the important work that is done at the Max Stations worldwide. Below is a picture […]

Highlights of the falls, a bit (lot) of anguish and a very successful congress

Highlights of ASH at Foz do Iguazú was not an easy congress for The Max Foundation to attend. In order to be there, we had to sort all kinds of obstacles, both related to the organization of the event and to bad luck in general. A lack of a table for our booth, a missing […]

TBM is now Registered with DSWD as an Auxiliary Social Welfare and Development Agency (SWDA)

Finally, after a long process of complying all the requirements and validation assessment conducted by the Department of Social Welfare & Development (DSWD)-Standards Bureau, the Touched by MAX, Inc. is now registered as an Auxiliary Social Welfare & Development Agency (SWDA), particularly as a People’s Organization Resource Agency providing support services to the members diagnosed […]

View of Max Power members to “Horizons 2012” conference in Munich

View of Max Power members to “Horizons 2012” conference in Munich Many new people with full of tremendous energy. When you look at the tables and flags on them installed, you could feel how diverse and widespread are the strenght of CML patients from all over the world. This shows exact picture and understanding of […]


PROJECT “CLOSER TO PATIENTS, CLOSER TO MAX” MEETING IN ECOLOGICAL CATHASTROFIC REGION ARAL SEA OF UZBEKISTAN BY GIPAP TEAM+PATEINTS GROUP April 2012 Urgench, Kharezm region, Uzbekistan Introduction and background Kharezm region located around 700km far from Tashkent close to ecological catastrophic sea Aral sea, which is drying almost 50 years and lost its ¾ part […]

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