Diagnostics & Monitoring Treatment Access

A life of challenge giving way to hope for the future

Setu Kumari Khadka was born in Nepal in 1989 to much celebration, as the first daughter born into her family after several generations.  Setu remembers being weak and having health...

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Diagnostics & Monitoring Treatment Access

A Woman with many hands

My name is Chhoun Socheata, I am 31 years old and I am an online teacher, teaching English and Khmer (Cambodian language). I have two children, a 10-year-old daughter, and...

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Diagnostics & Monitoring Education & Training

In India, Patient Meetings Reduce Stigma and Unite Hope

Every year our South Asia team organizes 15–20 meetings that unite hundreds of the patients we serve, their families, caregivers, and physicians. These meetings provide a safe and comfortable platform for everyone to share their insights and learn from each other’s experiences with cancer.

Shalini Subramanian
Diagnostics & Monitoring Education & Training Treatment Access

Becoming a Mother While Facing Cancer

Having a baby is a major decision, especially for Thao from Vietnam, a cancer patient who had to pause her treatment in order to have a safe pregnancy. Thao shares how she found support through her patient group, her family, and The Max Foundation.

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Diagnostics & Monitoring

‘Spot On CML’ Comes to Nepal

Viji Venkatesh visits Kabitha, the very first patient in Nepal to be tested through our Spot On CML collaboration with Fred Hutch. Since her test, 35 patients have gained diagnostic testing through the Spot On CML initiative!

Viji Venkatesh
Diagnostics & Monitoring

Inspiration Abounds at Fred Hutch

This has been an incredible year. The Max Foundation not only celebrated 20 wonderful years of impacting and changing lives it also expanded its horizons. We are embracing new challenges...

Catherina Scheepers
Diagnostics & Monitoring Patient Support & Advocacy

Updates from Across the Globe

We've already seen lots of activity around the world this spring: The first gastrointestinal stromal tumor patient meeting in Hyderabad, India; storytelling workshops where people facing cancer learn to share their experience with dignity and hope; and the Malaysia patient team takes their gathering public with a great picnic! See what else has been happening at The Max Foundation during the first part of 2016.

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