Charity- The Max Foundation

Well, you may not know about this foundation, but we should really pay attention to this foundation as it is quite important and many people may have needed it.

What is this foundation about ?

The Max Foundation is foundation which is dedicated to the patients who suffer from blood cancer(such as leukemia and etc.) and rare cancers worldwide.

What does this foundation do?

The Max Foundation has 3 ways to provide help to the people who need them.

1. Patient Assistance Program- The Max Foundation has partnered in the administration of Novartis’ Glivec International Patient Assistance Program (GIPAP), an unparalleled drug access program for Glivec.

GIPAP is accessible to eligible patients who:

  • are properly diagnosed with Philadelphia chromosome-positive (Ph+) chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML) patients and to patients with c-Kit (CD117) positive unresectable (inoperable) and/or metastatic malignant gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GISTs)
  • cannot benefit from any reimbursement or insurance scheme
  • are unable to pay for treatment privately as determined by pre-established socio-economic criteria
  • are in developing countries that have minimal reimbursement capabilities
  • are in developing countries where regulatory approval for Glivec has been obtained
  • are in developing countries where no generic versions of imatinib are available

If you have any inquiries, please send email to [email protected]

2. By calling the international patient Helpline

The Max Foundation can provide the following free services through the International Patient Helpline:

  • Assign a personal advocate to assess your needs
  • Connect you with local patient groups
  • Provide your family with personalized information
  • Research possible access solutions
  • Advocate on your behalf
  • Make referrals from our International Resource Database (IRD)

Contact International Patient Helpline
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (Toll free in USA) 1-888-462-9368 or 425-778-8660

3. Resource Room online

You can lend your helping hand to this foundation in 2ways !

1. by donating

2. providing your help by getting involve in the activities

“No one should face cancer alone. We are here for you”

Start visiting their official website now http://www.themaxfoundation.org/ and bookmark them !

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