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May 22, 2019 - Cancer research at Kansas State University has gotten a large boost from donations made to the university's Johnson Cancer Research Center. Private donations to the center allow it to provide faculty and students hundreds of thousands of dollars a year in competitive awards to support innovative cancer research, laboratory equipment purchases, mentoring of student researchers and more. read more
A big step in cancer detection: K-State scientists develop device that detects diseases at their earliest stages
From Summer 2019 "Good for K-State" magazine, published by KSU Foundation
Imagine going to your doctor’s office for your annual checkup, where a simple and affordable blood test tells you in less than an hour if you have a type of cancer [or ...]. Drs. Stefan Bossmann and Chris Culbertson, both K-State professors and researchers, have developed a device that does just that.
The prototype of their device, made possible through a $50,000 gift from a donor (actor and alum Eric Stonestreet), can detect many different types of cancers [...] before symptoms occur. read more
You'll Never Run Alone 5K in memory of Frank Alonso, benefiting K-State's Center of Excellence for Pancreatic Cancer Research - Sun., Aug. 18, Manhattan
K-State Fighting for a Cure Day - Oct. 5, everywhere
JCRC Tailgate Party in Cat Town - Oct. 5, Bill Snyder Family Stadium
Rob Regier Memorial Golf Tournament - Oct. 18, Colbert Hills, ManhattanMore events & details