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Johnson Cancer Research Center

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

News & Communications

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Recent News

Researchers find mechanism that could improve therapies for cancer and infectious diseases

Sept. 14, 2017 - A finding by K-State researchers could potentially lead to improved targeted therapies for cancer and many viruses. read more

Bossmann and Wang publish book on magnetic nanomaterials

Sept. 7, 2017 - Stefan Bossmann, chemistry, and Hongwang Wang, grain sciences, have published the book, "Magnetic Nanomaterials: Applications in Catalysis and Life Sciences." read more

Upcoming Events

Rob Regier Memorial Golf Tournament - Fri., Oct. 20, 2017, 1 p.m. shotgun start, Colbert Hills Golf Course, Manhattan 

Food Truck Lunch for a Cause - Wed., Oct. 25, 2017, 11-1:30, Downtown Dental Group hosts Tasty Traveler Food Truck, 428 Houston St., Manh. 

Party in Pink - Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 7-9 p.m., Quantum Health & Wellness Center, 227 Blue Earth Pl., Ste. 209, Manh.

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