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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 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
Power of Pink: Johnson Cancer Research Center's breast cancer awareness luncheon Oct. 2

Aug. 27, 2015 - Ladies are invited to enjoy lunch with friends as they learn about breast health and cancer at the sixth annual Pink Power Luncheon for breast cancer awareness from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2, at Holiday Inn at the Campus, 1641 Anderson Ave. read more

Regier golf tournament for K-State cancer research Oct. 16

Aug. 19, 2015 - Don't just be tee'd off at cancer — tee up to fight it. Golfers can help Kansas State University fight cancer at the 18th annual Rob Regier Memorial Golf Tournament Friday, Oct. 16. Proceeds will support the university's Johnson Cancer Research Center. The four-person scramble will be at Colbert Hills Golf Course in Manhattan, with registration opening at 11 a.m. and a shotgun start at 1 p.m. read more

Patent awarded to K-State preclinical cancer detection test platform
June 15, 2015 - A U.S. patent has been awarded to a K-State technology that quickly detects the early stages of cancer before physical symptoms ever appear. Stefan H. Bossmann, professor of chemistry; Deryl L. Troyer, professor of anatomy and physiology; and Matthew Basel, postdoctoral fellow in anatomy and physiology, developed a nanoplatform technology to detect human cancer cells and tumors in the beginning stages. read more

Upcoming Events

Sept. 18, 2015 - Sunny 102.5 Raise the Roof on-air fundraiser at McDonald's

Oct. 2, 2015 - Pink Power Luncheon for breast cancer awareness

Oct. 9, 2015 - JCRC Advisory Council meeting

Oct. 16, 2015 - Rob Regier Memorial Golf Tournament

Oct. 17, 2015 - 'Fighting for a Cure' Shirt Day

Oct. 17, 2015 - Tailgate Party in Cat Town

More info about events