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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

Breast cancer and lymphoma survivor research opportunity

June 13, 2018 - Individuals who have been treated with chemotherapy for breast cancer and lymphoma are needed for a study at K-State's Clinical Integrative Physiology Lab. read more

Kansas State University Johnson Cancer Research Center provides $362,400 for research and education

June 12, 2018 - Cancer research at Kansas State University has gotten a large boost from donations made to the university's Johnson Cancer Research Centerread more

Pink and Purple Polyester Party raises $12,000 for cancer research at Kansas State University

June 6, 2018 - Live disco music, retro costumes and decorated bras were the highlights of the seventh annual Pink and Purple Polyester Party presented by CivicPlus April 6. But the main goal of the event was to raise money for the Johnson Cancer Research Center at Kansas State University. read more

Phoreus Biotechnology licenses Kansas State University bio-delivery technology

June 5, 2018 - A technology invented by Kansas State University biochemistry professor John Tomich has been licensed by Phoreus Biotechnology, Olathe, Kan. The nanotechnology delivers biomolecules that can improve vaccines and cancer therapies, boost the effectiveness of diagnostic imaging and control of pests, and control diseases and parasites in both animals and plants. read more

Upcoming Events

Rob Regier Memorial Golf Tournament - Fri., Oct. 12, 2018, Colbert Hills, Manh.

K-State Fighting for a Cure Day - Sat., Oct. 13, 2018, everywhere

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