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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
Patent issued for substance with medical benefits

Nov. 4, 2014 - A novel jelly-like substance developed by K-State researchers was recently issued a U.S. patent. The substance, referred to as a hydrogel, may be used for biomedical applications ranging from cell culture and drug delivery to repairing and replacing tissue and cartilage. Its inventors are Johnson Cancer Research Center affiliate Xiuzhi "Susan" Sun, university distinguished professor of grain science and bio- and agro-engineering, and Hongzhou "John" Huang, a 2012 doctoral graduate. read more

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

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