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Most Women To Give Themselves A Breast Exam In Public At Once

11 womengave themselves breast self-exams at once, a new world record. The feat was set at Do512’s World Record Party, held at The Highball in Austin, Texas on August 27, 2010. #WRP01

Most "Cancer" Notes Thrown In Trash Can In 30 Seconds

01:06 United States

Mason Kinard trashed “Cancer” 28 times in 30 seconds.

Most Chemical Element Symbols From The Letters Of "LIVESTRONG" In A Single Tweet


Dinesh Shivnath Upadhyaya posted a tweet containing 27 chemical element symbols of the Periodic Table Of Elements from the letters in “LIVESTRONG” in a single tweet.

Most Family Members To Say "Breast Cancer Awareness For Young Women" At Once


17 members of the Larsen Family /Team Shan gathered to say “Breast Cancer Awarenesss for Young Women”.

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


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.

Largest Group To Say "Break Cancer" In Spanish

00:15 United States

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.

Most People To Crush A Can For Cancer

01:02 United States

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

Largest Group Of People Beating Up Cancer Balloons

01:17 United States

55 members of Texas 4000 each beat up a “cancer balloon.”They set the record as part of LIVESTRONG Young Adult Alliance[]’sBreak Cancercampaign.

Largest Silent Anti-Cancer Message

00:15 United States

Nine cancer survivors and eight oncology staff members participated in a 17-person silent anti-cancer message.

Most Mary Kay Consultants Kissing Cancer Good-Bye


Forty Mary Kay consultants said “Mary Kay kisses cancer goodbye” at the same time. They set the record in honor of Terri Schaefer for the We Believe Foundation.

Most Bandanas Worn At Once

01:44 United States

Katie Preston Toepfer wore 110bandanas on her body at once. The record, set to raise cancer awareness, was set usingCanTeen bandanas.

Largest Group To Dance "The Robot" While Wrapped In Christmas Lights

01:39 United States

Alanna Iverson and 51 other cyclists danced the robotwhile wrapped in Christmas lights. The participants were a group of cyclists on a long distance bike ride to raise money for cancer research.

Fastest Time To Hit Cancer Sign With Five Darts


Allen Hunter hit a “CANCER”sign on a dartboard with five consecutive darts in 3.87 seconds.

Most Cancer-Related Books Balanced On Head

00:27 United States

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

Most Cause-Related Hashtags Tweeted In 24 Hours

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.

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