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Colorectal Cancer

Published on
Jun 2, 2022
CHOP and Penn researchers discussed the latest findings about the mechanisms of immunity at the CHOP Research Institute 2022 Scientific Symposium.

The Hamilton Lab studies epithelial cells in the intestine and colon and the roles they play in maintaining human health.

Dr. Hamilton studies intestinal epithelial cells and how they help maintain human health. Although there is a great deal understood about how these cells function, little is known about how they behave during disease. Dr. Hamilton focuses on defining new mechanisms in regenerative medicine, inflammatory bowel disease, and colorectal cancer.

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Published on
Jul 9, 2015
Colorectal cancer mainly exists in people older than 50, but it also can occur in young adults who have a genetic condition called familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP).