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Hola! My name is Rosario and I live in the town of Morelia in Mexico, where I love to play piano and follow the latest fashion trends!

A cancer diagnosis is never expected.

Cancer touches all of us, but for people in low- and middle-income countries, like Rosario, the prospects are even scarier. Many of these countries lack the necessary support and care needed for cancer patients. Thankfully, your gifts through The Max Foundation give Rosario and countless others a chance to live beyond their cancer.

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One summer, after feeling ill, I visited my doctor to see what was wrong. After multiple tests, I learned I had chronic myeloid leukemia – a rare form of blood cancer. I was devastated and afraid.

Access to treatment is access to life.

The Max Foundation's treatment access solutions get the necessary medication to the patients that need them the most. Through our partnerships with pharmaceutical companies and suppliers, we are able to get life-saving treatment right in the hands of patients.

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At first I worried that I would not survive my cancer. But my doctor reassured me that treatment was available for me.

I learned how The Max Foundation is supporting people like me who cannot afford the treatment I needed to live.

Going beyond medication.

We know that treatment alone is not enough. Fighting stigma, educating patients on managing their disease, and emotional support are all vital to see patients survive and live happily despite their diagnosis. You can make an impact by giving patients access to these necessary support channels.

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The Max Foundation coached me in managing my cancer. Through phone calls and patient meetings, I have overcome my cancer challenges. Because of this support, I was inspired to start my own organization to help local patients.

Dignity and hope for all people.

Rosario is like many patients who have turned their cancer diagnosis into a force for good. Whether it's through starting a support groups, advocating for patient rights, or simply joining the network of global patients facing cancer, we have seen leaders rise up and champion the global effort to support all people facing cancer.

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Today, my patient organization, Manitas, helps children in Mexico face cancer. The Max Foundation has even supported my work through trainings and funding. I proudly give others the love and care I have received through The Max Foundation!

Donate today to provide support for patients.

  • Your gift of $50 can cover the cost of one diagnostic test
  • Your gift of $150 can offer funding for a patient group meeting
  • Your gift of $500 can provide 10 diagnostic tests
  • Your gift of $1,000 can make it possible to host a disease education workshop
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The Max Foundation
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Seattle, WA 98105

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Because of your support, I now dedicate my life to helping people here in Mexico face cancer. Thank you for your support!
—Rosario Mendoza, cancer patient and advocate

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