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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

Walk Kansas 5K, fun walk support Kansas State University cancer research May 5

Mar. 27, 2018 - Walk Kansas, a statewide health initiative presented by K-State Research and Extension, will hold its third annual Walk Kansas 5K for the Fight and 1.5-mile fun walk Sat., May 5, to benefit the Johnson Cancer Research Center.  read more

National Institutes of Health funds cancer-related research at Kansas State University

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, Calif.  read more

Upcoming Events

Walk Kansas 5K for the Fight - Sat., May 5, Johnson Cancer Research Center, Chalmers Hall, 1711 Claflin Rd.

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