Diagnostics & Monitoring Treatment Access

From first symptoms to finding an effective treatment

The journey from experiencing the first symptoms of chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) to finding an effective treatment can be long, difficult, and painful, especially in low- and middle-income countries. That...

The Max Foundation
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...

The Max Foundation
Patient Support & Advocacy Treatment Access

A story of Hope from a Doctor’s Perspective.

My name is Dr. Temilola Owojuyigb; I work in the Hematology and Blood Transfusion Unit, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. I decided to specialize in Hematology because hematological diseases are not often diagnosed...

The Max Foundation
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...

The Max Foundation
Patient Support & Advocacy Treatment Access

Do Not Lose Heart, Be Positive and Prove Your Mettle

Shalet Souza is a 42-year-old nun at the Institute of Sisters of the Little Flower of Bethany, in Mangalore, India. She currently takes care of aspiring nuns and lives a...

The Max Foundation
Treatment Access

Remembering Max

Year after year I dread this day, March 9th, the day cancer took Max from us. No matter how many years pass, how excited I might be about our progress,...

Pat Garcia-Gonzalez
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...

The Max Foundation
Treatment Access

30 Years Ago…Remembering Max

March 9th is a day of mourning and grief for The Max Foundation and for anyone who knows our story and loves the Organization. On March 9th 1991, 30 years...

Pat Garcia-Gonzalez
Treatment Access

Living with cancer and hope in Paraguay

In 2008, Osbaldo was diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) at the young age of 24. Osbaldo shares his journey accessing treatment.

Ines Garcia Gonzalez