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Johnson Cancer Research 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.

Fighting, ever fighting, for a cure!

Coach Bill Snyder holding Fighting for a Cure shirt 2018

Get the Bill Snyder commemorative Fighting for a Cure shirt to support cancer research and education at Kansas State University and honor the K-State family's cancer survivors and researchers! Thanks for your support!   #HelpKStateFightCancer

News & Publications

Conquest 2018 magazine cover


Recent News

National Academy of Inventors names Sun a fellow for her innovations, achievements

Dec. 12, 2018 - The National Academy of Inventors is honoring Xiuzhi "Susan" Sun, university distinguished professor of grain science and industry, ancillary faculty of biological and agricultural engineering, and affiliate of the Johnson Cancer Research Center at K-State, for her prolific spirit of innovation and the impact of her work. read more

Undergraduate students selected to join Kansas State University cancer research teams

Dec. 5, 2018 - The Johnson Cancer Research Center at K-State has selected 35 students to participate in its undergraduate research mentoring and award program. read more

Kansas State University launches Center of Excellence for Pancreatic Cancer Research

Nov. 19, 2018 - The Johnson Cancer Research Center at K-State has launched a Center of Excellence for Pancreatic Cancer Research. The center has three areas of focus: cancer detection, drug discovery and studies involving in-vivo techniques and magnetic resonance imaging. read more

Upcoming Events

Pink & Purple Polyester Party - Fri., April 5, 2019, K-State Alumni Center

Walk Kansas 5K for the Fight - Sat., May 4, 2019, Johnson Cancer Research Center, 1711 Claflin Rd.

Bill Snyder Highway Half Marathon & 5K - Sat., May 25, 2019

More events & details


Learn more about K-State's bold new vision to become an NCI-Designated Basic Laboratory Cancer Center.