Customizable Cancer Awareness Bracelets
in every color and bracelet type.
Customizable cancer bracelets are a perfect way to raise awareness about various cancer types. Cancer awareness campaigns have a long tradition of using certain colors and ribbons to bring attention to fundraising, research, and education efforts. Since the debut of Lance Armstrong's LIVESTRONG band in 2005, the colored silicone wristband has become a symbol and campaign tool of the fight against cancer. This page is designed as a resource for those who want to raise awareness of the disease or support the families and individuals fighting cancer personally.
About 1 in 8 women in the U.S. will develop invasive breast cancer in their lifetimes, making breast cancer one of the most common cancers in the United States. The awareness color for breast cancer is pink, as it is mostly women who are affected by the disease. Worldwide, Breast Cancer Awareness Month is in October.
Leukemia refers to types of cancer that affect blood-forming tissues such as bone marrow. Leukemia is the most common type of cancer in children, but about 90 percent of those with the disease are diagnosed as adults. Leukemia Awareness Month is in September, and the awareness color for leukemia is orange. The awareness color for kidney cancer is also orange, and Kidney Cancer Awareness Month is in March.
Pancreatic cancer is the fourth most common cause of cancer death in the United States. The awareness month for pancreatic cancer is in November, and the awareness color for ribbons or bands is typically purple.
Colon cancer refers to cancer of the large intestine, and is the second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States, thus a heavy push for colonoscopies and colon cancer screenings, especially for men over 50. The colon cancer awareness color is dark blue and March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month.
Cervical cancer is one of the most successfully treated cancers if detected early. Cervical cancer is a subset of ovarian cancer and the awareness ribbon, bracelet, or wristband color for either cancer is teal. Cervical Cancer Awareness Month is in January. September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.
Stomach and esophageal cancer refer to cancers that develop in the stomach and the esophagus. November is Stomach Cancer Awareness Month, and April is Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month. Both use periwinkle as an awareness color for ribbons, bracelets, or bands.
The most common type of childhood cancer is leukemia. September is typically Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and the universally accepted awareness color for childhood cancer, no matter what type, is gold.
Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States -- one in every three cancers diagnosed is a skin cancer. The rate of melanoma is an increasing one. The skin cancer awareness color black, and Skin Cancer Awareness Month is May.