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First Tanzania Patient’s Meeting – PCR Awareness & Education After 5 years since the 1st patient meeting and after two months of planning the meeting on phone with the physicians, patient leader and the patients and speaking all the Swahili I know in this world the day finally arrived; the first PCR Awareness and Education […]

The Miracle was born in Cambodia … Max Miracle

It took me so long to compose this blog… I do not what – why – how …. Maybe it was a reason, but I just could not remember.   Anyway, here you are..  The Celebration of Life Cambodia…  was held on 25th March 2014 at Mercy Medical Center. If you are the big fan […]

Free Hugs on World CML Day

As early as 5:30 in the morning on September 25th, the patients and caregivers of Touched by Max started coming together at the Quezon City Memorial Complex.  The place is one of the busiest national park especially on weekends. Thousands of people come to participate in different outdoor activities such as zumba, biking, and ball […]

We’re the A-P Team!

Have you ever wondered how it feels like meeting different kinds of people pursuing the same goal? For me, it’s a rewarding experience when I attended my first Asia Pacific Region Team Meeting from 7 September – 10 September 2016. The meeting offers us an opportunity to relate to a bigger picture of The Max Foundation’s […]

Please read: Celebrating Max’s birthday together on October 19th

October 19th is approaching fast. This is a very special day for me, Max’s birthday anniversary. As you all can imagine, I have mixed feelings about it: the day reminds me of Max; I miss him; I can’t help it but feeling sad, how I wish he was here right now. Then I am brought […]

9/22 World CML Day at The Max Foundation, Mumbai

World CML Day was initiated in 2008 and is being observed by patient communities all over the world because of its symbolic significance.  9/22 represents the translocation of chromosomes 9 and 22 which causes CML. The Max Foundation team in India has been busy in organizing World CML Day meetings in different parts of India. It’s amazing […]

Sweet sixteen: SWEET FIFTEEN In early 2016, I introduced Airam, a young girl who had Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia when she was still a child. When I met her she was a sweet child and had leukemia. Now, she is a teenager who is studying in high school, has a healthy life like any other girl, […]

Lesson from the Maximos…

They say- “Every child you encounter is a divine appointment.” In these two years that I have been associated with Max, I have met many kids and teenagers who have taught me something about LIFE. Today I would like to share stories of two young Maximos who have touched my heart. Meet Sudipa Das, our […]