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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 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
Clinical Oncology and Clinical Trial Opportunities in the Greater Kansas City Region

Oct. 1, 2015 - The veterinary oncologists from K-State, University of Missouri and the Blue Pearl Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center are combining efforts to offer a program on clinical oncology and clinical trial opportunities in the Greater Kansas City region. The presentation will provide one hour of approved CE credit. read more

18th annual golf tournament for K-State cancer research Oct. 16

Sept. 15, 2015 - Golfers can tee up to help Kansas State University fight cancer at the 18th annual Rob Regier Memorial Golf Tournament Friday, Oct. 16. Proceeds will support the university's Johnson Cancer Research Center. read more

$1.85M NIH grant funds project to study virus interaction with the immune system and identify poxvirus threats

Sept. 9, 2015 - The National Institutes of Health are funding a Kansas State University research project by Stefan Rothenburg, assistant professor of biology, that is looking at viruses that have the potential to be the next smallpox as well as an effective weapon against cancer. read more

2nd K-State Fighting for a Cure Shirt Day Oct. 17

Sept. 3, 2015 - Show your pride in K-State's fight against cancer during the 2nd annual K-State Fighting for a Cure Shirt Day Oct. 17. First lady of Wildcat football Sharon Snyder, K-State President & first lady Kirk & Noel Schulz, and many others will wear the shirt to the home football game and elsewhere Oct. 17 in celebration of the university family's cancer survivors and researchers as well as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. read more

Upcoming Events

Oct. 9, 2015 - JCRC Advisory Council meeting

Oct. 16, 2015 - Rob Regier Memorial Golf Tournament

Oct. 17, 2015 - 'Fighting for a Cure' Shirt Day

Oct. 17, 2015 - Tailgate Party in Cat Town

More info about events