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Coach Bill Snyder holding Fighting for a Cure shirt 2018

Get your Bill Snyder commemorative shirt for K-State's 5th Annual Fighting for a Cure Day October 13, 2018! You can also help K-State fight cancer by making a gift that will be matched! A generous supporter of our center will match gifts up to $10,000 until Oct. 13!

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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 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

Conquest 2018 magazine cover


Recent News

Pink Power Luncheon to feature University of Kansas Medical Center breast cancer oncologist Anne O'Dea Oct. 23

Sept. 11, 2018 - The ninth annual Pink Power Luncheon for breast cancer awareness, co-sponsored by Kansas State University's Johnson Cancer Research Center and the Kansas Affiliate of Susan G. Komen, will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, at the Holiday Inn at the Campus, 1641 Anderson Ave. The public is invited to this free event, but reservations are required.  read more

Anonymous donor matches gifts up to $10,000 to university's Fighting for a Cure campaign

Aug. 31, 2018 — When it comes to helping K-State fight cancer, you can make it a double. Between now and Oct. 13, gifts to the university's Johnson Cancer Research Center will be matched by a center supporter. The anonymous donor will match gifts to the Fighting for a Cure campaign, up to $10,000, until Oct. 13. read more

K-State to celebrate 5th annual Fighting for a Cure Day Oct. 13 with Bill Snyder commemorative shirt

Aug. 28, 2018 — Celebrate K-State's fight against cancer with a Bill Snyder commemorative Fighting for a Cure shirt, and wear it to the home football game or anywhere Saturday, Oct. 13, for the university's fifth annual Fighting for a Cure Day. read more

Upcoming Events

Rob Regier Memorial Golf Tournament - Fri., Oct. 12, 2018, 1 p.m., Colbert Hills, Manh.

K-State Fighting for a Cure Day - Sat., Oct. 13, 2018, everywhere

Tailgate Party in Cat Town - Sat., Oct. 13, 2018, Bill Snyder Family Stadium

Pink Power Luncheon - Tue., Oct. 23, 2018, 11:30 a.m., Holiday Inn at the Campus, 1641 Anderson Ave., Manh.

Quantum Health's Party in Pink - Wed., Oct. 24, 2018, 7 p.m.

Downtown Dental's Parking Lot Party featuring GK’que BBQ food truck & DJ Slice - Thu., Oct. 25, 2018, 11 a.m.

Beta Theta Pi fraternity's Beta Boo family-friendly haunted house - Fri., Oct. 26, 2018, 8 p.m.

Liquid Art Winery & Estate's drink pink fundraiser - throughout October

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Learn more about K-State's bold new vision to become an NCI-Designated Basic Laboratory Cancer Center.