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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

Collegian: Throat cancer most common in males over 50

Feb. 24, 2017 (from K-State Collegian) - The American Cancer Society estimates 2,940 men and 720 women, totaling 3,660, will die from laryngeal cancer in 2017. Most common in males over 50, throat cancer can affect thousands across the globe, according to Sharecare. read more

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 - Cancer research students Kathlyn Gomendoza and Vaithish Velazhahan are among five undergraduate researchers from K-State who will present their research at Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol 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)

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

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

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

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