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Johnson Cancer Research Center

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Getting involved with the Johnson Cancer Research Center offers a meaningful way to contribute to the fight against cancer. Whether through student clubs, participating in fundraising events, or donating, your support helps advance critical research.


The Johnson Cancer Research Center advances cancer research at K-State and helps train the next generation of researchers. It supports faculty, undergraduate and graduate students through competitive award programs.


We strive to be a resource for the community. We offer presentations, materials and events to inform the public about cancer, risk reduction, and cancer research at K-State.


The Johnson Cancer Research Center’s multidisciplinary faculty researchers and students are working hard to unravel the complexities of cancer. With the support of a devoted Advisory Council and many generous donors, the center is taking a leading role in conquering cancers in our time.

Current News and Events:

Project exploring elevated cancer cases in Lincoln, Russell counties

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Two counties in northern Kansas have a prevalence of cancer cases that is among the highest in the state, specifically colorectal and lung cancer. This leads to a K-State research project to explore possible links and provide insights to the communities. https://www.kwch.com/2024/02/07/project-exploring-elevated-cancer-cases-lincoln-russell-counties/

Researchers planning cancer studies to explore increased cancer in Russell, Lincoln and Ellsworth counties. Check out the KWCH-TV article here.


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