We are here to support you, your family, and your caregivers and to work with your
healthcare professionals. Our team of advocates both in the United States and across
the world has experience in providing emotional support, informational referrals
and advocacy in over 30 languages.
Each year, we help over 20,000 patients and families in more than 100 countries
through our International Patient Helpline.
International Patient Helpline
The MAX Helpline, a flagship program of The MAX Foundation, is staffed by a team
of advocates who are able to assess a cancer patient or caregiver’s eligibility
for our two free programs. Program eligibility is determined through our phone intake
process, and based on the patient’s diagnosis and where the patient and or caregiver
- Patient Navigation: A program for people anywhere in the world living with
CML and GIST. We assist by mapping your healthcare system, with the aim of access
to treatment. Advocates help with practical care and support by identifying resources
that match the individual needs of each patient and family.
Download the Patient Navigation brochure
- Banding Together: A program for people anywhere in the world living with
a blood cancer or rare cancer who have a contact in the US interested in helping
with fundraising on your behalf. Through this program, we help loved ones by providing
fundraising mentorship so they may raise money for your treatment-related expenses.
Download the Banding Together brochure
here to apply for assistance on behalf of yourself or a loved one. We look
forward to speaking with you and offering our support.
Click here to find a list of web links for organizations
and patient associations all around the world that provide support to people living
with blood cancers and rare cancers. The kind of assistance represented by these
organizations varies from emotional support and disease information to medical treatment
and financial assistance.
Click here for materials created by advocates at The MAX
Foundation on topics relevant to supporting cancer survivors and their families,
especially around advocacy and fundraising.