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Johnson Cancer Research 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.

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Pink power:Johnson Cancer Research Center's breast cancer awareness luncheon Oct. 21

August 26, 2016 - Ladies are invited to enjoy lunch with friends as they learn about breast health and cancer at the seventh annual Pink Power Luncheon for breast cancer awareness from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, at Holiday Inn at the Campus, 1641 Anderson Ave. Advance registration is required by Friday, Oct. 14. read more

Regier golf tournament for K-State cancer research Oct. 7

August 24, 2016 - Golfers can help Kansas State University fight cancer at the 19th annual Rob Regier Memorial Golf Tournament Friday, Oct. 7. Proceeds will support the Johnson Cancer Research Center. The tournament honors Rob Regier, a 1988 graduate of K-State in pre-dentistry who died of cancer at age 26. read more

K-State veterinary researcher's work featured in science as art exhibition

July 25, 2016 - A cancerous storm is among the nine artistic images in a new exhibition of work by scientists on display in Kansas City, Missouri. "Eye of the Storm" was captured by Annelise Nguyen, diagnostic medicine/pathobiology, through a confocal microscope, and shows where cell-to-cell communication proteins occur in human breast cancer tissue. read more

Upcoming Events

Sunny 102.5 FM Raise the Roof on-air fundraiser - all day Fri., Sept. 9, live broadcast from McDonald's rooftop to support the Wildcat Challenge to Tackle Cancer

Advisory Council Fall Meeting - Sat., Oct. 1

Rob Regier Memorial Golf Tournament - Fri., Oct. 7, 1 p.m. shotgun start, Colbert Hills Golf Course

K-State Fighting for a Cure Shirt Day - Sat., Oct. 8 (NEW SHIRT DESIGN!)

Tailgate Party in Cat Town - Sat., Oct. 8, at Cat Town, Bill Snyder Family Stadium south end of west parking lot

Pink Power Luncheon - Fri., Oct. 21, Holiday Inn at the Campus

George S. Bascom Memorial Lecture on Current Issues in Clinical Medicine - Thu., Nov. 3, Michael E. Hagensee, Professor, Dept. of Medicine, Section of Infectious Disease, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

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