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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

Undergraduate students selected to join Kansas State University cancer research teams

Nov. 16, 2016 - The Johnson Cancer Research Center at K-State has selected 47 students to participate in its undergraduate research mentoring and award program. read more

Chapes named interim director of cancer research center

Nov. 4, 2016 - Stephen Keith Chapes has been named the interim director of the Johnson Cancer Research Center at Kansas State University. Chapes will replace Rob Denell, university distinguished professor of biology, who is retiring after directing the center for 13 years. read more

Cancer research at Kansas State University gets boost from Emmy-winning alumnus Eric Stonestreet

Eric Stonestreet wearing K-State Fighting for a Cure shirtSept. 22, 2016 - "Modern Family" actor Eric Stonestreet, an alumnus of Kansas State University, has donated $50,000 to the university's Johnson Cancer Research Center to support a promising research project. read more

Upcoming Events

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

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

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

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

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