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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 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.

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Recent News

Doctoral student seeks way to beat tumors faster than chemotherapy

Feb. 21, 2017 - K-State doctoral student Tuyen Nguyen hopes a new method she is developing — which uses what she has dubbed "tiny superheroes" — may treat bone cancer faster than chemotherapy. It also could partner with MRI scanning to diagnose cancer more effectively. read more

Research targeting cancer and more to be presented by K-State students at Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol

Feb. 10, 2017 - Johnson Cancer Research Center awardees Kathlyn Gomendoza and Vaithish Velazhahan are among five undergraduate researchers from Kansas State University who will present their research at Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, at the State Capitol in Topeka. read more

Upcoming Events

Panda Express Fundraiser with K-State Cancer Fighters - Fri., March 3, 2017, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., K-State Student Union (more details soon)

K-State Open House - Sat., April 1, 2017

Off the Hook Bra Crawl to support Pink & Purple Polyester Party - Tue., March 28, 2017, in downtown Manhattan

Pink & Purple Polyester Party - Fri., April 7, 2017, at K-State Alumni Center

Cancer Research Awards Banquet - Fri., April 21, 2017, at Four Points by Sheraton

Race to Save 2nd Base 5K presented by Downtown Manhattan - Sat., April 22, 2017

Advisory Council Spring Meeting - Sat., April 22, 2017

Walk Kansas 5K for the Fight - Sat., May 6, 2017, K-State Manhattan campus

K-State Fighting for a Cure (Shirt) Day - Sat., Oct. 14, 2017

Tailgate Party in Cat Town - Sat., Oct. 14, 2017, Cat Town at Bill Snyder Family Stadium

Rob Regier Memorial Golf Tournament - Fri., Oct. 20, 2017, Colbert Hills Golf Course, Manhattan

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