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Johnson Cancer Research Center

Learn more about K-State's bold new vision to become an NCI-Designated Basic Laboratory Cancer Center.


The fight starts here! From nanoparticles and stem cells to antioxidants and drug discovery, Kansas State University faculty are conducting the basic and translational cancer research that leads to improved prevention, diagnostics and treatments, as well as training future scientists.

Scientists in 100 labs are demystifying cancer from many angles.

Students are training to be the next generation of researchers.

Cancer information and resources are provided to the public.

News & Communications

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Recent News

Researchers find mechanism that could improve therapies for cancer and infectious diseases

Sept. 14, 2017 - A finding by K-State researchers could potentially lead to improved targeted therapies for cancer and many viruses. read more

Bossmann and Wang publish book on magnetic nanomaterials

Sept. 7, 2017 - Stefan Bossmann, professor of chemistry, and Hongwang Wang, grain sciences, have published their edited book, "Magnetic Nanomaterials: Applications in Catalysis and Life Sciences," which appears in the Royal Society of Chemistry series "Smart Materials." read more

Research, health care advocate Peggy Johnson guest speaker at Pink Power Luncheon for breast cancer awareness Oct. 11

Aug. 31, 2017 - The eighth annual Pink Power Luncheon for breast cancer awareness will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, at Holiday Inn at the Campus, 1641 Anderson Ave., Manhattan. The public is invited to this free event, but reservations are required. read more

Join the fight: Celebrate Kansas State University's fight against cancer with Fighting for a Cure shirt

Aug. 30, 2017 - Show your pride in K-State cancer research with a Fighting for a Cure shirt, and wear it to the home football game or anywhere Saturday, Oct. 14, for the fourth annual K-State Fighting for a Cure Day. read more

Upcoming Events

Pink Power Luncheon for breast cancer awareness - Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, Holiday Inn at the Campus, Manh.

K-State Fighting for a Cure (Shirt) Day - Sat., Oct. 14, 2017, everywhere

Tailgate Party in Cat Town - Sat., Oct. 14, 2017, Cat Town at Bill Snyder Family Stadium

Rob Regier Memorial Golf Tournament - Fri., Oct. 20, 2017, Colbert Hills Golf Course, Manh.

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