On the eve of March 9th

March 9th, as many of you know, marks the day Max passed away in 1991; a difficult day for me no matter how much time passes. I have written a blog which will go out later today asking friends of The Max Foundation to light a candle in his memory, and calling for messages and […]

A Saree with a difference

“A bright yellow saree in some soft kind of material with a lot of all over Gota/ Glitter and Block Printed designs , a Pallu with bright print and matching border .” This is how Gaffur Bhai, one of our GIST patients , a really charming and lovely man, described his wife’s saree , one […]

9 Years, 9th Meeting !!!

We had our ninth Patient Support Group Meet in Patna on February 28th 2016.  Patna is the capital of Bihar, the least literate state in comparison to other Indian states. In spite of that historically Bihar was known as land of scholars. Kaitilya Chanakya wrote the Arthashastra, one of the greatest treatises on economics, politics, […]


Hi! Everyone. I am Prasad working from Mumbai office and would like to share a perspective on the patient support group meetings that we conduct in India. We all know regional meetings are helpful to learn and share best practices with leaders of organizations as well as physicians in local geographic area.  They provide capacity […]

Leap Forward Party in Latam with sugar and rainbows

Welcome, dear peeps, to Latam Home & Health channel. Today’s me bringing you news of our Leap Day Latam Supreme Chocolate Brownie Yoghurt Banana Celebration on February 29th! Here are some fun facts nobody cares about. Only the Argies and MaxMiniMexico had our Leap Forward t-shirts, because reasons *Coughorderedthemtoolatecough*. MaxMiniMexico had a t-shirt hand-made by […]


Hello everyone! Today I would like to share with all of you some facts about the importance that medical adherence has in chronic illnesses such as CML.  As you know, in Latin America there is a great team that has been focused on improving the adherence of CML patients, I would like to briefly introduce […]


Can you keep a secret? We’ve got something great to show you – The Max Foundation’s all-new, completely redesigned, totally amazing website! This is your website as much as it is ours, so we hope it reflects your hard work and efforts to bring dignity and hope to people facing cancer around the world! We can’t […]

“Rare Disease Day” by Carolina

I want to share with you the short video starring Carolina filmed for Rare Disease day, with the collaboration of ALMA (Argentinian patient group), and the support of Novartis. Caro, patient of CML Alliance Program since June of last year, shows us the way she lives with CML, and the view she has of life, […]

Leap Forward 2016 to 2020!

2020 coming up! Sounds like a cricket match? Absolutely not! We are looking at year 2020 – exactly 5 years into the future. But 5 years is just a ‘leap forward’ with our plans in place to reach our goals and with our willingness to embrace change! The beautiful cake! Celebrating the ‘leap year day’ […]

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