Purple Ribbon, Purple Cancer Ribbon, Purple Awareness Ribbon
History - pinkribbon. org
The one in eight affects us all. Who is Susan G. Komen? Hers is the name most often associated with Breast Cancer Awareness. Youve seen it everywhere: during races, on ribbons, and connected with many other breast cancer awareness activities. Why October? In 1984, a group comprising national public service organizations, professional medical associations, and government agencies worked together to form the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM an organization that promotes breast cancer awareness, shares information on the disease, and provides greater. More Information on Breast Cancer: Breast Cancer Trends in 2010 Breast Cancer Screenings: A Survivor's Perspective. Slideshow: Telltale Signs of Breast Cancer. Breast Cancer Learning Center).
Next up, came the red ribbons worn to signify AIDS awareness. In 1991, participants and breast cancer survivors in the Komen New York City Race for the Cure received pink ribbons.
Biography of cancer awareness colors
The cancer awareness bracelets are made with stretchable cord, so it will fit a wide range of wrist sizes. If you find a need for a larger size please contact us with this special request.
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