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Johnson Cancer Research Center


The fight starts here! Kansas State University faculty members conduct basic and translational cancer research that leads to improved prevention, diagnostics and treatments, while also training the next generation of scientists.

Nearly 90 research teams demystify cancer from many angles.

Students are trained to be the next generation of scientists.

Information and resources help people understand and fight cancer.

Fighting for a Cure Shirts & Hat

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Coach Bill Snyder holding 2021 Fighting for a Cure shirtJoin Coach Snyder and many others in celebrating K-State's fight against cancer. Get your shirt—and hat!—for K-State's 8th Annual Fighting for a Cure Day Oct. 16, 2021!


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News & Publications

Conquest magazine

Cover of 2021 Conquest magazine


Recent News

Eighth annual Fighting for a Cure Day Oct. 16

Aug. 25, 2021 - Celebrate Kansas State University's fight against cancer with a Fighting for a Cure shirt, and wear it to the home football game, or anywhere, Saturday, Oct. 16, for the eighth annual Fighting for a Cure Day. read more

K-State engineering team leads study to improve cancer immunotherapy treatment

Aug. 4, 2021 - Immunotherapy can leverage the body's immune system to fight cancer. Although excellent responses have been observed in some patients, many do not benefit. Punit Prakash, in Electrical and Computer Engineering, has received NSF funding to study the monitoring of cancerous tumors' immune states in order to assess immunotherapy interventions to fight tumors. read more

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Upcoming Events

All events could change due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Brad Heyka Memorial Golf Tournament - Fri., Oct. 15

K-State Fighting for a Cure Day - Sat., Oct. 16

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