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.


To discover the foundational knowledge needed to advance in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer.


To further the understanding of cancers by funding K-State cancer research, and supporting higher education, training, and public outreach.


Improve cancer-related research and education
Provide scholarships and fellowships
Enrich the student experience
Inform the public about cancer and cancer research