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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 90 laboratories are demystifying cancer.

Students are training to be the next generation of researchers.

Cancer information and resources are provided to the public.

Annual Conquest magazine
Inaugural Jefferson Science Fellow Distinguished Lecture features expert on environmental exposure and epigenetic change

Oct. 6, 2014 - The Johnson Cancer Research Center at Kansas State University will present the inaugural Jefferson Science Fellow Distinguished Lecture, sponsored by the president's office, at 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10, in 221 Ackert Hall. It will be part of the weekly Division of Biology seminar series, but the public is welcome.

The guest speaker will be Mitchell Turker, a professor of molecular and medical genetics at Oregon Health and Science University's Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences. He will give the presentation "Environmental Exposures and Epigenetic Change." read more

Oct. 4 K-State Fighting for a Cure shirt day building steam

Sept. 19, 2014 - Kansas State University fans are encouraged to show their pride in the university's fight against cancer and celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month by wearing the K-State Fighting for a Cure shirt to the home football game and elsewhere on Oct. 4. First lady of K-State football Sharon Snyder, university president and first lady Kirk and Noel Schulz, and many others will participate in the celebration.  read more

Upcoming Events

Entire Football Season - Coach Bill Snyder & Sunny 102.5 Wildcat Challenge to Tackle Cancer

Fri. Oct. 24, 2014 - Advisory Council fall meeting

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