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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
K-State Alumni Fellow, head of National Cancer Institute laboratory to give talk April 15

April 13, 2015 - K-State College of Arts & Sciences Alumni Fellow Robert Kinders will give a presentation for the Division of Biology seminar series at 4 p.m. April 15, at 221 Ackert Hall. Kinders, a member of the Johnson Cancer Research Center advisory council, is head of the Pharmacodynamics assay development laboratory at Frederick National Laboratory, part of the National Cancer Institute.  read more

Researchers find 'affinity switch' for proteasome assembly process in cells

March 16, 2015 - Jeroen Roelofs, assistant professor in the Division of Biology, and team, are helping uncover the intricate workings of how a specific "molecular machine" inside of cells--a proteasome--is assembled. Fully understanding this process may present new target sites for drugs and may lead to better treatments for neurological diseases, cancers and other disorders. read more

China names chemistry professor accredited international expert, cancer research adviser

Feb. 25, 2015 - China is honoring K-State cancer researcher Stefan Bossmann, professor of chemistry, and enlisting his expertise on methods of early cancer detection. read more

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