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Feb. 22, 2018 - An obstetrician-gynecologist and HPV vaccine expert from the University of Kansas Medical Center will speak at K-State as part of the Johnson Cancer Research Center's George S. Bascom Memorial Lecture Series on Current Issues in Clinical Medicine. Kevin Ault will present "HPV Vaccine: A Missed Opportunity for Cancer Prevention" at 7 p.m. Monday, March 12, in the K-State Student Union's Cottonwood Room. read more
Feb. 21, 2018 - Tackling lung cancer with development of a minimally invasive treatment option is the goal of Punit Prakash, asst. prof. of electrical and computer engineering, and other researchers from K-State's colleges of Engineering and Veterinary Medicine, along with industry partner, Broncus Medical, San Jose, California. read more
Feb. 21, 2018 - K-State's Vaithish Velazhahan, senior in microbiology, medical biochemistry and pre-medicine, Manhattan, is receiving the 2018 Gates Cambridge Scholarship. The three-time JCRC undergraduate Cancer Research Awardee is one of 35 U.S. students to receive the scholarship, established by Bill and Melinda Gates to cover the cost of studying at Cambridge while pursuing a full-time postgraduate degree. read more
College of Veterinary Medicine establishes Center of Excellence for Translational and Comparative Oncology Research at Kansas State University
Jan. 23, 2018 - The College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University has a new center of excellence that is focusing on improving the diagnosis, management and treatment of both human and animal cancer. It was established in late 2017 through start-up funding from the university's Johnson Cancer Research Center and support from the College of Veterinary Medicine. read more
Bascom Lecture "The HPV Vaccine: A Missed Opportunity for Cancer Prevention" - March 12, 2018, 7 p.m., K-State Union, Cottonwood Room
Translational and Comparative Oncology Research Symposium - March 17, 2018, at K-State Student Union, sponsored by K-State CETCOR
Off the Hook Bra Crawl - Tue., Mar. 20, 2017, 5:30-8:30, Downtown Manhattan restaurants
Hope for a Cure Paint & Sip by Uncorked Inspiration - Sun., March 25, 2018, 4 p.m., at Iron Clad Coworking MHK, 407 Poyntz Ave., Manh. Co-sponsored by Downtown Manhattan, Inc.
Pink Up the Pace by Downtown Manhattan, Inc. - Sat. March 31, 2018, 8 a.m.
Pink & Purple Polyester Party - Fri., April 6, 2018, K-State Alumni Center
K-State Open House - Sat., April 7, 2018. Visit our center, 1 Chalmers Hall, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to learn about K-State cancer research and see a nearby affiliated laboratory.
Undergraduate Cancer Research Awards Banquet - Fri., April 13, 2018, Four Points by Sheraton
Spring Advisory Council Meeting - Sat., April 14, 2018, Johnson Cancer Research Center
Walk Kansas 5K for the Fight - Sat., May 5, 2018, Johnson Cancer Research CenterMore events & details