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Johnson Cancer Research Center Newsletter

Upcoming Events: Golf Tournament, Tailgate Party and more

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Our 6th annual Pink Power Luncheon will be Oct. 2. The guest presentation will be “Not Your Grandmother’s Mastectomy: Journey of a ‘Previvor'” by Jacque Groves, a local nurse who had a prophylactic (preventive) mastectomy after learning through genetic counseling that she had a high risk of developing breast cancer. This event is full, but you can get on the waiting list by emailing Marcia Locke at marcia@ksu.edu.

The 18th annual Rob Regier Memorial Golf Tournament will be at 1 p.m., Oct. 16, at Colbert Hills. Registration opens at 11 a.m. Rob was a K-State graduate in pre-dentistry who passed away from cancer at age 26. The tournament is hosted by his family.



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Tailgate without the work! Come to our Tailgate Party in Cat Town Oct. 17.


Men's Fighting for a Cure Shirt

Wear your ‘Fighting for a Cure’ Shirt Sat., Oct. 17 to the home football game, or anywhere, in celebration of K-State cancer research and survivors as well as Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Proceeds from shirt sales support cancer research and education at K-State.

The Coach Bill Snyder & Sunny 102.5 Wildcat Challenge to Tackle Cancer takes place throughout football season.

Other activities include our fall award application deadline of Oct. 1 and our Advisory Council meeting Oct. 9. Events are listed on our Upcoming Events webpage.