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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

Undergraduate students selected to join Kansas State University cancer research teams

Dec. 7, 2017 - The Johnson Cancer Research Center has selected 33 students to participate in its undergraduate research mentoring and awards program. read more

Researchers find mechanism that could improve therapies for cancer and infectious diseases

Sept. 14, 2017 - A finding by K-State researchers could potentially lead to improved targeted therapies for cancer and many viruses. read more

Bossmann and Wang publish book on magnetic nanomaterials

Sept. 7, 2017 - Stefan Bossmann, chemistry, and Hongwang Wang, grain sciences, have published the book, "Magnetic Nanomaterials: Applications in Catalysis and Life Sciences." read more

Upcoming Events

Pink & Purple Polyester Party - Fri., April 6, 2018, K-State Alumni Center

Undergraduate Cancer Research Awards Banquet - Fri., April 13, 2018, Four Points by Sheraton

Spring Advisory Council Meeting - Sat., April 14, 2018, Johnson Cancer Research Center

Walk Kansas 5K for the Fight - Sat., May 5, 2018, Johnson Cancer Research Center 

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