YAA World Records

World records set by the Livestrong community as part of the Young Adult Alliance's Break Cancer program.

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00:9 United States

Fastest Time For Young Adult Cancer Survivors And Their Supporters To Pull An Airplane 15 Feet

Young Adult Oncology Group

Members of the Young Adult Oncology Group pulled a plane 15 feet in 5.19 seconds. They performed this feat to raise money for cancer research.

05:30 Canada

Most People Exercising At Once To Raise Breast Cancer Awareness

Mel Sampson

Mel Sampson and 514 other people participated in the CIBC Run for the Cure[]. They exercised to raise breast cancer awareness.

00:10 United States

Largest Gathering Of Individuals Learning About Cancer Rights

Cancer Legal Resource Center

A group of 120 people composed of patients, survivors, caregivers, advocates, navigators, healthcare professionals and attorneys gathered together to learn about cancer rights. The rights discussed include Employment amp; Taking Time Off Work, Health, Disability and Life Insurance Options, Access to Health Care, Insurance Navigation and Appeals, Understanding Health Care Reform, Cancer Community Resources, Genetics amp; the Law, Legislative Advocacy, Education Rights of Children and Young Adults with Cancer, and Financial Planning.

00:27 United States

Most People On The SUU Football Field At Once To Support Cancer Survivors

Cheryl Bellomo

301 people came together on the Southern Utah University Thunderbirds[] football field to honor cancer survivors and Break Cancer. They were participating inThe Iron County American Cancer Society Relay for Life[].

00:17 United States

Most People Dancing While Wearing "F Cancer" Shirts

F Cancer

Seven people joined together and danced while wearing "F Cancer"[]shirts. The man in the plaid shirt was not counted.

00:27 United States

Most Cancer-Related Books Balanced On Head

Shirley LaVergne

Shirley LaVergne balanced six cancer-related books on her head. #NOEP

Most Cause-Related Hashtags Tweeted In 24 Hours

LIVESTRONG Community

As part of a LIVESTRONG Young Adult Alliance project, the hashtag [#BreakCancer][] was tweeted 681 times during a 24-hour period. The count of 681 was taken using Twitter’s Advanced Search, tracking the hashtag #BreakCancer between 8:36 pm on November 11, 2010 and 8:36 pm on November 12, 2010.

00:43

Most Video Cameras Donated To Help Raise Cancer Awareness

Radio Shack

Radio Shack donated 100 video cameras to the Livestrong Young Adult Alliance[] to raise awareness for young adult cancer.

04:42

Highest Concert Performed In The United States

Chris Carraba

Chris Carraba of Dashboard Confessional performed a concert on top of Pikes Peak Mountain in Colorado at 14,111 feet above sea level. The concert was performed to raise funds for The Love Hope Strength Foundation[].

00:20 United States

Most Dancers Wearing Fake Mustaches In A Conga Line

Texas 4000

While wearing fake mustaches, 48 members of Texas 4000 danced in a conga line. Each mustache was made using Break Cancer stickers.

00:31

Largest Group Of People To Say "Break Cancer" Upon Completion Of A Marathon Or Half-Marathon

San Antonio Rock & Roll Marathoners

Sevenpeople finished the 2010 San Antonio Rock amp; Roll Full amp; Half-Marathon[] said “Break cancer!” after their completion of the race. #NOEP

06:52 United States

Largest Group To Form A Dedication Circle Followed By A Can-Can Line

Texas 4000

60 riders in the Texas 4000stood in a circle and made individual dedications before lining up and forming a can-can line. They set the record before heading out on a bicycle ride.

00:2

Most Students To Say "Team Shan Breast Cancer Awareness For Young Women" At Once

Team Shan

On November 24, 2010, Lorna Larsen, president of Team Shan, presented to 450 students at the University of Western Ontario. Following the lecture, she inspired the entire room to say, “Team Shan Breast Cancer Awareness for Young Women” at the same time.

00:15 United States

Largest Group To Say "Break Cancer" In Spanish

Katie Hennis

23 people gathered on November 15, 2010 to discuss adolescent and young adult cancer patients and families in and around Portland, Oregon. At the end of the meeting everyone said“Rompe el cancer” at once. The gathering was hosted by the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute Adolescent[] and Young Adult Oncology Program and the External Advisory Committee. The 23rd person to participate in this world record was the cameraman.

01:02 United States

Most People To Crush A Can For Cancer

Emily Peterson

Emily Peterson and 32 of her friends each crushed an aluminum can for cancer.

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