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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
A.D. John Currie accepts Chillin' 4 Charity challenge and includes Johnson Cancer Research Center

July 15, 2014 - K-State Athletic Director John Currie has accepted the Chillin' 4 Charity challenge (video), allowing ice water to be dumped over his head...to benefit the Kay Yow Cancer Fund. He raised the bar by making an extra gift to K-State's Johnson Cancer Research Center. read more

Tough Enough to Wear Pink rodeo and dinner benefit university's Johnson Cancer Research Center

July 7, 2014 - The Kaw Valley Rodeo Association's eighth annual Tough Enough to Wear Pink Rodeo will be Friday, July 25, to raise awareness of breast cancer and other cancers and support K-State's Johnson Cancer Research Center. full news release

Radiation able to be securely stored in nontoxic molecule

Apr. 2, 2014 - K-State researchers, including John M. Tomich, biochemistry and molecular biophysics, have discovered that microscopic "bubbles" they developed are safe and effective storage lockers for harmful isotopes that emit ionizing radiation for treating tumors. K-State news release, KAKE TV news segment, May 13, 2014

Upcoming Events

Fri., July 25, 2014 - Tough Enough to Wear Pink Rodeo
Fri., Oct. 3, 2014 - Rob Regier Memorial Golf Tournament
Sat. Oct. 4, 2014 - Tailgate with us in Cat Town!
Sat. Oct. 4, 2014 - 'Fighting for a Cure' Shirt Day
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