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K-State 'Fighting For a Cure' Shirt

Coach Snyder holding Fighting for a Cure shirt


Show your pride in K-State cancer research with a Fighting for a Cure shirt! The 5th Annual K-State Fighting for a Cure Day is planned for Oct. 13, 2018.

Cheer on the 'Cats with us that day at the College of Arts & Sciences  Tailgate Party in Cat Town, and enjoy the K-State Marching Band's special halftime salute. (See Marching Band's 2017 "Beat Cancer" formation.)

Join K-State Football's first lady Sharon Snyder and the Snyder family, "Modern Family" actor and K-State alum Eric Stonestreet, former Wildcat and Chiefs football player Kevin Lockett, K-State President Richard & Mary Jo Myers, Band Director Frank Tracz and many others in celebrating the university's fight against cancer and honoring its cancer survivors and researchers with a Fighting for a Cure shirt.

About the shirtsFighting for a Cure Shirt

The shirts (Gildan brand, 100% cotton) are purple with a white Powercat and the phrase "fighting ever fighting for a cure," inspired by the K-State fight song, "Wildcat Victory."

SIZES we have in stock:
-Men's Small through 3XL
-Ladies' XS through XL  The width is the same as the men's, but the shoulders are narrower and the sleeves and body are shorter. (These are not the same "junior" style shirts as in the past.)
-Youth Medium, Large and XL

Purchase shirts
  • At Johnson Cancer Research Center, 1 Chalmers Hall, 1711 Claflin Rd., Manh. (enter through courtyard at Claflin & 17th/Pedestrian Mall, across from Gen. Myers Hall)
  • Online to be shipped

Shirts are $20 each, with all proceeds supporting K-State cancer research. They are available at our center and by mail. Shipping fee is $6.50 for 1-2 shirts or $13.50 for 3-8 shirts. For more than 8 shirts, please contact our center, 785-532-6705 or cancerresearch@ksu.edu.

ORDER ONLINE at our Webstore powered by N Zone (white Powercat shirt only)

Throwback shirtsFighting for a Cure shirt with pink Powercat
It’s back! Our original Fighting for a Cure shirt with pink Powercat is available again, while supply lasts! They are $20 and all proceeds benefit our center. Order directly from our center, not the webstore. Learn more.
Spread the word!

Post photos on social media of you and your friends wearing the shirt, and use the hashtag #HelpKStateFightCancer!

View photos of K-State celebrities and other friends in 2014, 20152016 and 2017 on Facebook. You do not need a Facebook account to view them.



Thanks to everyone who has bought and helped us sell shirts, and united in wearing them on Fighting for a Cure Day these past few years! Your support has helped raise more than $30,000! We also appreciate the support of Coach Bill Snyder and First Lady of K-State Football Sharon Snyder and the Snyder family, K-State alum and Emmy Award-winning actor Eric Stonestreet, former K-State Wildcat and Kansas City Chiefs football player Kevin Lockett, the K-State Marching Band and many others as they showed their pride in K-State's fight against cancer.