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Most People To Symbolically "End Cancer"

01:18 United States

During The University of Texas’ 40 Acres Fest,501 people symbolically “ended cancer.” Each participant was given a card that said “cancer” and asked to finish the sentence, symbolically “ending cancer.” The feat was led by the Texas 4000 bicycle team.

Most Words Spelled Using The Letters In "CANCER" In One Tweet

Australia

Adam Brasher spelled 42 words using the letters in “Cancer” in one tweet.

Longest "Boo" Directed Toward Cancer

01:21 Belgium

Joseph Nagy let out a “boo” directed towards cancer that lasted non-stop for 54.31 seconds.

Largest Group of Social Workers, Interpreters And Nurses Stand Up Against Cancer In The Most Languages

00:24 United States

A group of 42 people composed of social workers, interpreters, and nurses, stand up against cancer in the most languages.

Most Hugs Against Cancer

02:25 United States

Melissa Owens embarked upon a personal goal to break a hugging record. She gave out 600 hugs during a flash mob at Portlandrsquo;s Pioneer Courthouse Square[]. Owensrsquo; hugging record was the fifth URDB record to be set by supporters of the OHSU AYA program at the Knight Cancer Institute[].

Most Words Spelled Using The Letters In “LIVESTRONG” In One Tweet

Australia

Adam Brasher spelled 55 words using the letters found in the word “LIVESTRONG” and put them in a single tweet.

Most People Wearing "Break Cancer" Tattoos

01:39 United States

The Association of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Nurses (APHON) invited 300 people across the United States including their members, colleagues, patients and their families to wear "Break Cancer" tattoos. They set the record in recognition of the Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology Month.

Most Cigarettes Ripped In Half

01:43 United States

Art Hoffman ripped 22 cigarettes in half.

Most Comments On A Cancer-Related Blog Post In 24 Hours

02:12 United States

Selena Inouye posted ablog poston OhMyAchesAndPains about cancer that received received 101 comments in 24 hours.

Most Young Adults To Give An Inspirational Message To Young Adults Facing Cancer

04:45 United States

UCLA Healthy Lives After Cancer, led by Chrystel Murrieta, set a record by getting 49 young adults to say an inspirational message on video to other young adults facing cancer. The video includes a stuffed animal saying an encouraging message, who wasn’t included in the final count.

Fastest Time To Write "Beat Cancer" 10 Times On A Skype Call

00:54 United States

Harry wrote “Beat Cancer” 10 times on a Skype call in 34.51 seconds.

Most People To Sing "I Will Survive" In Honor Of Cancer Survivors

00:39 United States

With the help of [The Bright Light Social Hour][], 354 Break Cancer attendees sang "[I Will Survive][]" in honor of cancer survivors, a new world record. The Break Cancer attendees set the record during URDB’s [BreakCancer party][] at the SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas. Dan Rollman and Corey Henderson were present as witnesses.

Most Celebrities Listed With Cancer As Their Astrological Sign In A Tweet

India

Dinesh Shivnath Upadhyaya listed 21 different celebrities who have Cancer as their astrological sign in a tweet.

Longest Standing Ovation For Cancer Survivors

01:50

The OHSU Knight Cancer Institute faculty and staff and AYA External Advisory Committee members stood and cheered without interruption in honor of the cancer survivors for one minute and 19.01 seconds.

Most Songs With "Cancer" In The Title Listed In A Facebook Status Update

United States

Dustin Tyler made a Facebook post that listed 23 songs with “cancer” in the title.

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