john-carethers-md

The role of inflammation in colon cancer

  • John G. Searle Professor

  • Chair, Department of Internal Medicine

Dr. Carethers’ clinical interests are in hereditary colon cancer syndromes, and in the laboratory, he is studying
both tumor genetics and how inflammation impacts the pathogenesis of gastrointestinal cancers in order toidentify new targets and approaches to improve the outcome for colon cancer patients.