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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Education & Training Patient Support & Advocacy Treatment Access

Because we can, we must

Janaki is a happy 22-year-old woman living in Nepal and working at Century Bank. But this has not always been the case for her. At the ripe age of ten...

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Patient Support & Advocacy

Amplifying Our Voice for World Cancer Day 2022

Understanding and recognizing the inequities in cancer care around the globe underpins the 2022-24 World Cancer Day theme to Close the Care Gap. The needs are urgent, and the opportunity...

Andrielle Yost
Patient Support & Advocacy

What does Max mean to you?

The Max Foundation is all about people, but it started with one – Max. On October 19, we celebrate the anniversary of the birth of Max Rivarola, in whose memory the...

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Education & Training

Creating Space for Community

How we continue providing emotional support for people facing cancer throughout COVID-19

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Patient Support & Advocacy Treatment Access

Meet our COVID heroes

They’re patients, physicians, pharmacists, police officers, caregivers, and cancer care advocates stepping up to help vulnerable patients continue to have access to treatment throughout the global pandemic closures.

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Patient Support & Advocacy

The women in white coats who are making history

In honor of International Women’s Day, we’re celebrating the female clinicians worldwide who join us to bridge access to treatment for their patients.

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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
Fundraising & Events Treatment Access

Chai for Cancer USA: Raise a Cup Together

Launched in 2015, Chai for Cancer USA raises funds to provide treatment access for patients in India. The campaign’s inspiration and namesake come from our own Region Head for South...

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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
Fundraising & Events Patient Support & Advocacy

A Chance Encounter

Suddenly, I noticed a man sitting just opposite to me staring at me. I thought he was annoyed at my loud voice. so I reduced my volume and kept on talking with my friend. While explaining, my eyes went towards the man. Again I noticed he was keenly listening to our conversation. Finally the stop came! I got down with my friend and took 10 steps. I heard a voice behind me calling “Madam, madam!”

Shalini Subramanian