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Dr.Maki - MSKCC

Dr.Maki - MSKCC

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Guest 17-Nov-2015 05:50
God bless
I'm Majorie Canaveral my husband diagnosed gist-metastatic laSt June 2014 after 1 year the GIST RECCURRENCE
He taking 600 mg gleevec by donation for Novartis but based from ctscan monitoring result the tumor is enlarging
The doctor prescribes sutent-sunitinib but in Philippines we have no program to donate sutent-sunitinib for eligible patient
My husband is fairly young he is 35 years old
I hoped we can help he is a fighter and he wants to live longer
yblixt14-Apr-2005 01:43

Dr. Robert Maki at Memorial Sloan Kettering in NYC.

I am a medical oncologist and Co-Leader of the Soft-Tissue Sarcoma Disease Management Team. I have a special interest in new therapies for the treatment of soft-tissue and bone sarcomas. My attention is focused on new drugs to treat metastatic disease. In particular, I am investigating new drugs to attack novel molecular targets for this rare and varied group of more than 50 types of cancer. I am also trying to develop vaccines against sarcomas that "teach" the immune system to attack tumor cells but not normal cells.

M.D., Cornell University Medical College; Ph.D., Cornell University Graduate School of Medical Sciences

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Board Certifications
Internal Medicine; Medical Oncology

Clinical Expertise
Sarcomas of Soft Tissue and Bone; Gastrointestinal Cancers