The Most Popular Ideas For Breast Cancer Bracelets
In the U.S., it’s estimated that 1 in 8 women (or 12.5%) will develop breast cancer during her life. With that statistic in mind, it's extremely likely that someone you know will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in your life.
While a cancer diagnosis will turn anyone’s world upside down, our customers have found a few uses for custom breast cancer bracelets to make this life-changing event a bit easier to digest. Wristbands can be customized to provide extra support, raise funds, aid in cancer education, and much more!
Breast cancer awareness month is a great time to learn more about breast cancer; however, October isn't the only time to build awareness of this important cause.
Providing extra support during a cancer warrior’s battle can make all the difference, so read on for the best ways to use custom silicone wristbands to aid in their journey!
Skip ahead to these sections:
- Motivation & Inspiration
- Education & Organizational Support
- Medical IDs
- Gifts & Survivor Bands
- Memorial Bracelets
Creating custom breast cancer wristbands can help unite friends and family together as they look for ways to provide support to their newly diagnosed loved ones.
As Kathleen found, a simple wearable reminder can help you keep loved ones in your heart, mind, and prayers while they're fighting.
When my best friend was diagnosed with breast cancer, I wanted a way to show that all of her family and friends cared for her. I ordered the reminderband with just her name on it and gave them to her to distribute to everyone who asked if there was something they could do. She hands them the band and says 'yes—whenever you see this band on your wrist just say a little prayer for me'. They are a huge hit.
Providing additional support to a cancer warrior’s circle can help strengthen them throughout the difficult times ahead.
Add a personalized hashtag to your customizable bracelets to show your support or a comforting phrase to help build a mantra of strength and courage.
Many customers choose a hashtag with their last name in it for their breast cancer bracelets, such as #SmithStrong. These custom rubber bracelets are often given to the group of individuals supporting the patient’s journey.
All the color choices and design options may seem overwhelming at first, so check out our wristband color meanings page for a few ideas to help you get started.
We even have a handy cancer awareness colors chart if you're creating custom cancer bracelets for another type of cancer. Choose from multiple bracelet colors perfect for any cause or awareness month, not just breast cancer!
Some examples of common phrases used on breast cancer bracelets for support include: #TeamMadison, #KellyStrong, Cancer Sucks, No One Fights Alone, or phrases such as Sarah’s Warriors.
These messages are often accompanied by awareness ribbons, heart clipart, or other graphics from our free art library.
It’s no secret that medical expenses add up quickly, especially with something aggressive like breast cancer that requires multiple treatments and doctor visits.
Thanks for your prompt service and quality products! With your bands you have helped in fund raising for a breast cancer patient and my 18 yr old son's fight with cancer. Thanks again!
Whether the fundraising bracelet proceeds are designated to help pay for medical bills, support families and individuals in need, or fund additional education and research, custom bracelets are a great choice for a fundraiser due to their affordability and versatility. Charity wristbands are also a great way to unite people together at an event or rally people together for one cause.
If you’re looking for the perfect fundraising item, many fundraisers have found success using customized bracelets. Create wristbands for schools, businesses, nonprofits, or any other organization that's raising funds for a cause (check out a few of our favorite causes).
We often hear about races and other fundraising events that hand out customized wristbands to event participants as well as smaller-scale fundraisers that primarily sell the wristbands.
No matter what method you try, it’s easy to create a breast cancer bracelet for the event.
Common phrases to include on fundraising wristbands for breast cancer awareness are:
- Find a Cure
- #IRunForSydney (add your event hashtag or name to your event wristbands)
- Messaging indicating what the funds are being raised for (research, support, etc.).
- Go Pink
- I Wear Pink For Steph
- Breast Cancer Awareness
Motivation & Inspiration
It’s extremely easy to lose hope when life throws a curveball like breast cancer at you.
As Cas and her family found, custom cancer bracelets can help provide another source of inspiration and give you hope for the future as you look to your ‘circle of strength’.
My mom was recently diagnosed with breast cancer and I wanted a way to show her that she is not alone in her fight. We are now 40 friends and family members wearing my mom's name on our wrists. I will be ordering more bands shortly because everyone who sees them wants to be part of her 'circle of strength'
Everyone has favorite words and quotes that inspire and motivate them when they’re feeling down. Choose a favorite phrase that will provide an extra dose of motivation for the hard times ahead, and add it to a personalized motivational wristband.
Once you find out the favorite inspirational messages of your loved one, have them engraved on a set of custom made bracelets to show them that no matter what, they are not alone in the fight!
Common phrases to include on inspirational breast cancer bracelets include:
- Favorite scripture verses (or other religious bracelets or faith-based wristbands)
- Inspirational quotes
- Personal messages from loved ones.
Education & Organizational Support
Businesses, nonprofits, and other organizations often create custom breast cancer bracelets in the fall for educational events to build awareness. Easily promote your business or cause with custom bracelets.
How far the cancerous cells have spread at the time of diagnosis is critical, so providing a reminder of how important it is to follow recommended safety precautions and check for abnormalities could be life-changing. Customized wholesale wristbands can benefit the attendees of your educational event.
This is just one reason why custom breast cancer awareness bracelets are a great addition to an educational event, class, or assembly.
Supporting your work family during difficult stages of each member’s life is part of what makes your work family a family.
Gustavo’s company ordered breast cancer bracelets to do just that, support a coworker in her time of need.
Thanks for the great product. We are a large organization with one of our members suffering from a serious form of breast cancer. We have distributed the reminderbands to everyone. They are great quality, the right fit and durable. The ordering was easy and delivery was fast. I also appreciate your professional user friendly website.
Common phrases to include:
- Breast cancer awareness
- Supportive phrases (ex: Fighting With Madi)
- Personalized hashtags like #KendraStrong
Whether your loved one is newly diagnosed, receiving regular treatments, or is now cancer-free, having a comfortable medical ID is crucial to ensure proper treatment is received during emergencies.
Judy ordered an eye-catching medical wristband for her mom so she could have peace of mind that medical professionals would know her mother’s pre-existing medical conditions in an emergency situation.
Quick & easy. I ordered this for my Mom who had breast cancer surgery & lymph nodes removed on her left side so she can wear this eye catching band to remind people not to take her blood pressure or labs on that side.
- Information about past surgeries
- The type of cancer and current treatment
- Any other medications being taken
- Underlying medical conditions that would affect the treatment given.
Gifts & Survivor Bands
Another fan-favorite use for our silicone bracelets is breast cancer gifts for women, typically in the form of gifts for survivors, or remembrance bands.
Edith and her sisters wear their wristbands as a tribute to the fight they won and the blessings they’ve received in that victory.
I am one of 4 sisters who are blessed to be breast cancer survivors. We wear these bracelets as an honor. Grateful for web sites such as this one, that offer merchandising for occasions such as this.
You can choose from multiple fonts and clipart options for your custom message to create a personal gift or cancer survivor memento.
Leigh created her custom breast cancer bracelets to show thanks for the support she received during her battle.
She loved being able to hand out the wristbands as tokens of her appreciation to her support system for being with her through the thick and the thin of her cancer journey.
My sister gave me the idea! I'm battling breast cancer and have a great support system and what a wonderful way to show my appreciation.
Some of our customers’ favorite phrases to engrave on their silicone wristbands or survivor bracelets include:
- Cancer Warrior
- I Beat Cancer
- Cancer Free
- Survivor hashtags such as #JennyBeatsCancer
Celebrate the strength they showed and the battle that was valiantly fought to the very end.
Alan created a memorial bracelet for that very reason, to remember his best friend and what she means to him.
Excellent customization for me to be able to specifically memorialize my best friend of over 29 years, who died from breast cancer! A great way to pay her tribute and recognize her significance in my life!
The loss of a loved one is irreplaceable. Creating something special to remember them by is one way to help in the grieving process.
Wear your memorial bracelet with pride as you remember the amazing person symbolized in it.
A few common phrases to engrave on cancer memorial bracelets include:
- Never Forgotten
- Forever Loved
- Other personal hashtags and phrases.
Still not sure what to put on your custom wristbands? Check out our other ideas for what to engrave on memorial bracelets.
Breast Cancer Bracelets with a Message…
With 1 in 8 women being diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime, it’s important to find ways to make the situation a bit easier on patients and their families.
Custom breast cancer bracelets can be created and used in multiple ways, including providing support, raising funds, and adding extra motivation in difficult times. Start designing your own bands on our easy-to-use band builder today!
If you have any questions, please reach out to our friendly customer support team so we can help you create customized bracelets that you’ll love!
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