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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.

Fighting, ever fighting, for a cure!

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Get the 2019 Fighting for a Cure shirt to support cancer research and education at Kansas State University and honor the K-State family's cancer survivors and researchers! Thanks for your support! #HelpKStateFightCancer

Or, if you want to skip the shirt but support the Fighting for a Cure campaign, you can donate here and have your gift doubled by an anonymous donor! The Fall 2019 campaign will support K-State's Center of Excellence for Pancreatic Cancer Research.

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Recent News

Annelise Nguyen to serve as associate director of Johnson Cancer Research Center

Jan. 6, 2020 - The Johnson Cancer Research Center at K-State announces the appointment of Annelise Nguyen, assoc. prof. of diagnostic medicine and pathobiology, as its new associate director, starting Jan. 13. She succeeds Mark Weiss, prof. of anatomy and physiology. read more

Students selected to join cancer research teams

Dec. 13, 2019 - The Johnson Cancer Research Center at Kansas State University has selected 42 students to participate in its undergraduate research mentoring and award program, which promotes student participation in laboratory research. read more 

Dr. Sherry Fleming to serve as Johnson Cancer Research Center director

Nov. 22, 2019 - The College of Arts and Sciences announces Dr. Sherry Fleming, biology, as the new director of the Johnson Cancer Research Center. read more

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