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Johnson Cancer Research Center Newsletter


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Dr. Jennifer KlempThe 10th annual Pink Power Luncheon will be Fri., Oct. 11. Guest speaker Jennifer Klemp, PhD, MPH, will give the presentation, “Understanding your risk: Breast cancer genetics and survivorship.” Dr. Klemp is an associate professor of medicine in the Division of Clinical Oncology and the director of Cancer Survivorship at the University of Kansas Cancer Center.

The event is free, but reservations are required by Oct. 4. Reserve your spot early as it fills up quickly.

Learn more and make reservations


22nd Annual Rob Regier Memorial Golf Tournament

Regier Golf Tournament logoFri., Oct. 18, Colbert Hills Golf Course, Manhattan

This tournament honors Rob Regier, a 1988 K-State pre-dentistry alum who died of cancer in 1992 at age 26. Hosted by Rob’s family, this 4-person scramble offers a high-quality souvenir, hole prizes and a steak dinner.

This year’s tournament will be dedicated in loving memory to Dr. Rob Denell, former Johnson Cancer Research Center director, and Bill Trenkle, close friend of the Regier family, who both passed away from cancer in the past year.

Learn more and access registration form


19th Annual Brad Heyka Memorial Golf Tournament

Fri., Oct. 25, Colbert Hills Golf Course, Manhattan

This tournament honors Brad Heyka, a K-State finance alum who was tragically killed in 2000 at age 27.

To date, this event has raised more than $300,000 to support K-State scholarships, including significant funds for graduate student cancer researchers.

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‘Get Your Freak On’ Halloween Bash

Presented by MHK Girls Pint Out
Sat., Oct. 26, Bluemont Hotel, Manhattan

Girls Pint Out is a national craft beer organization for women. The Manhattan-based group aims to build a community of women who love craft beer and getting together for educational, charitable and social events. This October, they’ll “get their freak on” to support K-State cancer research!