As we were planning our agenda for our quarterly GIST patients’ support group meeting to be held at Tata under the aegis of Dr. Shailesh Shrikhande and Dr. Vikas Ostwal on 13th June 2015, we also planned to begin our celebrations of the GIST Awareness Day to be held on 13th July 2015 – exactly […]

Friday catastrophe… And how we coped with it!!

  Mumbai rains!!! Barely a week into monsoon, on Friday 19th June, 2015, Mumbai and its surroundings were paralysed as heavy rains lashed the areas since Thursday evening. The lifeline of the city – the suburban railway network – had been hit hard with water-logging on railway tracks, preventing office-goers from reaching their destinations.     […]

Heading South to meet the Latam Team

I’m happy to share that on Friday I am heading to our office in Buenos Aires. This will be my first visit to our Latin American Headquarters! The occasion is the annual Latam MaxStation meeting, taking place in Buenos Aires next week. I was happy to receive and accept the invitation from Ines. We have […]

Mame Fall (New MaxStation addtion to the Family )

Thank you everybody for welcoming me , greatly appreciated it. For those who don’t know how to pronounce my name it is such as saying Mom (mother). Thanks you and stay blessed. Hello everybody , My name is Mame Fall , I am a MaxStation Senegal . A little bit about my self , I […]

The Missing Link?

My own awareness is not as ground breaking as those scientists and academics dedicating their lives to find that one piece in the puzzle to change the way we think. My awareness is actually a small piece in a big puzzle yet and undeniable necessity to complete the picture. Let me explain… Working in South Africa has its own […]

2 Activities 1 person

I want to share what Rosario, our Ex-GIPAP patient has done for patients like her. Some times, Rosario spends a few nights accompanying patients in the hospital, what surprised me when she told me what she had done last night is what she said: “Being sick does not mean you can not take care of […]

Cheering on the cheer!

Hi team, It is Chai for Cancer USA adda time………! Last week, Viji was in our Seattle HQ Office to kick off her chai adda tour across the US.  We had a chance to meet together and do some quick planning, take a few snaps and videos, hear her presentation on the campaign.  And then, […]

First Kerala GIST Meet

A Tentative First   The initiative of conducting GIST meetings in India was started by the MaxIndia team in Mumbai (2012) with the support of Tata Memorial Hospital. And the response was astounding. Kochi was now ready to host the first Kerala GIST meeting and along with the support of Dr V P Gangadharan at […]

My friend named Fish – by Pat

Today there is no pop quiz, just a wonderful story to lighten up your Monday. When I saw his name written down, I didn’t even know how to think of pronouncing it:“Fisihatsion”. So I asked him, how should I call you? He said “my friends call me Fish”. So I said, “well, my name is […]

New Year, New Format: CML “Market Place” Workshop

Volunteerism It was a raining heavily in the early morning of 9th May 2015 outside of Hospital Ampang, a local hospital located at the heart of the city of Malaysia. The day had finally arrived after weeks of preparation, coordination and team work. Dedicated and energetic patient volunteers travelled from various states and cities to […]

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