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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.

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Recent News

K-State researcher collaborates on aerosol-based treatment for lung cancer

Mar. 10, 2017 - Lung cancer patients may one day be able to breathe a sigh of relief because of a new potential treatment for the disease. K-State's Masaaki Tamura is collaborating on a National Institutes of Health-funded research project for a therapeutic compound that would be administered directly to the lungs in aerosol form. read more

Sixth annual disco party to support Kansas State University cancer research April 7

Mar. 1, 2017 - Dig out your polyester bell-bottoms and platform shoes and disco for a cure at the sixth annual Pink and Purple Polyester Party presented by CivicPlus April 7. Entertainment will include a live performance by Disco Dick and the Mirrorballs. read more

Cancer patients and survivors needed for clinical trial evaluating cardiovascular health

Feb. 28, 2017 - The Clinical Integrative Physiology Laboratory in kinesiology is recruiting participants for a clinical trial to learn about the effects of chemotherapy on cardiovascular health. read more

Upcoming Events

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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