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Johnson Cancer Research Center Newsletter


Breakfast with Komen founder Nancy Brinker Oct. 30

Nancy Brinker talking to JCRC affiliates at Union Station by JP'sThe Johnson Cancer Research Center was honored to host a breakfast Oct. 30 for Nancy Brinker, founder of Susan G. Komen breast cancer organization and former U.S. ambassador. Ms. Brinker chatted with K-State cancer research faculty and students about their research, shared her thoughts and vision related to cancer research and health care, and encouraged us to continue to fight cancer through science and education.

Ms. Brinker was at K-State to give the keynote presentation for the Women of K-State Luncheon and Wellness Panel. She gave an inspirational talk about service, leadership and hope.

Nancy Brinker & Marcia Locke of Johnson Cancer Research Center
Nancy Brinker and JCRC Communications & Outreach Coordinator Marcia Locke
Dr. Masa Tamura, Mayme Loyd & Brinker
Dr. Masa Tamura, student Mayme Loyd & Nancy Brinker










9th Annual Pink Power Luncheon Oct. 23

Pink Power Luncheon GuestsAbout 180 people attended our Pink Power Luncheon Oct. 23. Our guest speaker was Anne O’Dea, assistant professor and medical director for breast cancer survivorship at the University of Kansas Medical Center. She presented, “Updates in Breast Cancer Risk, Screening and Treatment: Where Do I Fit In?” This free, special event for the community offers lunch, health information, exhibits on local resources and door prizes. It is co-sponsored by Susan G. Komen Kansas & Western Missouri. view photos



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Golden Girls Mystery Dinner – Feb. 23, American Legion Post 17, Manhattan




Off The Hook Bra Crawl Logo 2019


Off the Hook Bra Crawl – March 26, Downtown Manhattan



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Pink & Purple Polyester Party – April 5, K-State Alumni Center, Manhattan




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Pink Up the Pace 5K – April 13, Downtown Manhattan



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Walk Kansas 5K for the Fight – May 4, at the Johnson Cancer Research Center, Manhattan



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Bill Snyder Highway Half Marathon & 5K
 – May 25, Manhattan



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