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Gleevec and Bone Health
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
Internal Medicine; Medical Oncology
Sarcomas of Soft Tissue and Bone; Gastrointestinal Cancers