This is the story of Parameswaran PS, a blood cancer (Chronic Myeloid Leukemia – CML) survivor.
He was diagnosed in February 2004 and was on standard medication first-generation TKI Imatinib for CML but developed resistance and underwent a bone marrow transplant in November 2006.
He lives a life of "Dignity and Hope". He shares his testimony of hope, faith and trust that helped him to cope with CML.
He is a trustee with Friends of Max, a patient support group organization for CML & GIST (Gastro-Intestinal Stomach Tumor) patients and their caregivers. Param is also a member of the CML Community Advisory Board representing the Asian region.
He represents India and hails from the south of India belonging to the state of Karnataka and lives in the city of Bangalore. He volunteers for various cancer care activities in his region.
Parameswaran PS holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering with a Supply Chain Management Master. He is an experienced Senior-level Executive in Operations & Supply Chain Management in Pharma and Life sciences.
Parameswaran PS lives in Bangalore with his family: his wife Ramalakshmi and two daughters, Sangeetha and Swetha.