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Leadership Summit 2015: Medical Session

Friends of Max, the support group arm of The Max Foundation in India and the MaxIndia team had organised the second All India Leadership Summit on 18th- 19th April, 2015 in the city of Hyderabad, Telangana (the newly formed 29th state of India). The two-day long event was a huge success with over 128 city […]

Best Practices – LS2015

Our quality of life will be determined by the quantity and quality of our contribution. When we work to improve the lives of others, our life improves automatically. Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction. This has been proven by A few City Chapters of the Friends of Max who presented their […]

Overview: Leadership Summit 2015

It was around September, 2014 that a thought came to our mind reminding us that we should plan our next Leadership Summit for FOM, our Support Group Arm. It was more than a year since the first one at Pune had taken place. Amma took it up with the Trustees and the hunt for a […]

Working Saturday at Max India Office – March 14th 2015

Hi!!!  Let me introduce you all to a trend of Max India Office about working Saturdays. MaxIndia MaxStations and Program Officers work all week days from Monday to Friday and the 1st Saturday of the month is considered as working Saturday. Working Saturday is not like the usual working days. Majorly a lot of paper […]

We are engaged (with the Seattle community)!

As follow up to Pat’s previous blog setting the stage for our April 9th Open House, I am writing to share that it was a great success! We estimate that we had about 75-80 guests from Seattle and beyond (Michael Wrigglesworth came from Hawaii and his folks came from Spokane).  It was a strong turn-out […]

A Simple Thank You Gift

Enrique, is a 67 year old soft-spoken retired policeman. His niece from the USA wrote to Max to ask help for her uncle who has been diagnosed with GIST. Soon after receiving the referral from the Global office, I called up the patient. He lives outside of Metro Manila and would take about 6 hours […]

The Max Foundation: Open

This evening is the Open House at our new Global Headquarters in Seattle. The team has been working super hard to make sure we put on a great evening, and everything that can be planned for has been thoroughly discussed multiple times. Ready or not (ready, very ready), tonight we will welcome the community to […]

One Minute of Fame

Last March 11th, a group of 13 patients were granted access to a watch a live noontime variety show called It’s Showtime. This TV program is very popular nationwide and also being broadcasted worldwide through The Filipino Channel. Our request to become part of the live audience was intended for the celebration of the World […]

Listen to radio interview with Pat

Hi team, We were recently introduced to a local radio host named Lee Callahan who offered to do an interview with Pat so we could share about The Max Foundation, our global services, our upcoming Open House, as well as our Chai for Cancer USA initiative which is launching this summer. Listen for yourself: http://jackseattle.cbslocal.com/2015/04/03/lee-callahans-interview-the-max-foundation/ Happy […]

Mutation Assay Made Accessible to Filipino CML Patients

Few months ago, Max received another request from the Philippine General Hospital (PGH) for mutation analysis of some of their patients who have failed to reach the therapeutic milestones with their current treatment. This government hospital caters to more than 350 CML patients. Doing the mutation analysis to monitor the patient’s status and assist the […]