What is happening in MAX Malaysia Office?

I am trying to connect with all my colleagues from the different parts of the world – stealing some time to write a blog here.  It is already near end-August, and I am wondering why time flies so fast.  I want to share with everyone what is going on with Malaysia team here: For those […]

Eid Festival

A group of three young FOM volunteers comprising school and college students celebrate Eve visited child cancer patients at Karachi’s Children Cancer Hospital (CCH). The idea was to let them feel the joys of Eid festival which Muslims celebrate all over the world at the end of the holy fasting month of Ramzan. Today was […]


I am a new member in MaxMalaysia. My name is Ley-Koon. I am graduated in Master’s degree in Guidance & Counseling. July 16, 2012 was the date that I reported myself to MaxMalaysia’s office. Since then, I started my working life in Max’s team. Why did I apply to join Max? Firstly, the job advertisement […]

GIST Support Group Meeting

After a long gap of two years, I entered Tata Memorial Hospital. (I was working for Marrow Donor Registry (India) in Tata Memorial Hospital before I joined The Max Foundation) The objective behind visiting the hospital was that a GIST Support Group Meeting was being held there. On 11th August 2012 Tata Memorial Hospital, along […]

Amongst the ACE’s….!!!!

28th July 2012 marked the 10th anniversary of GIPAP programme in India and it of course meant for some celebration time. Among all the other fun activities, there was also a conference of the Academy of CML Experts (ACE) organised by the Mumbai Haematology Group with support from Novartis. Some of us (MaxIndia team) got […]


From the day I started working with The Max Foundation, I had developed mixed emotions of sympathy and empathy towards CML patients and their caregivers. I used to think about the challenges in their personal and social lives. I felt it is not easy to live a stigmatised life of being a “cancer patient” and […]

Celebrating Life

Celebrating Life Novartis India brings together  physicians , patients and family & friends on the landmark occasion of 10 years of its Glivec International  Patient Assistance Programme  The venue was a buzz with more than 200 internationally and nationally renowned oncologists who had just finished with a day long clinical meeting and the survivors and […]


Being the caregiver of a loved one can be difficult for many reasons. Nevertheless, it is a responsibility that many have. Although stressful at times, it can also be a fulfilling experience. It was a usual day in the office, meeting with patients and caregivers who visit our office to collect their approval or reapproval […]