70 people set a record for largest group of masked dental hygienists to
support Break Cancer as an early celebration of Oral, Head and Neck
Cancer Awareness Month and National Young Adult Cancer Awareness
The project was a combined effort between the [Dental Hygiene Alumni
Association of Columbus State Community College] and Joan’s Fund
(The Joan Bisesi Fund for Head and Neck Oncology Research).
[Dental Hygiene Alumni Association of Columbus State Community
Billy Disney turned a lamp on and off 30 times using his "taint" in
30 seconds, a new world record.
Disney set the record during URDB’s BreakCancer party at the SXSW
Festival in Austin, Texas. Dan Rollman and Corey Henderson were present
Christi Disch set a world record by gathering 2,030 online support
communities together to support Break Cancer.
Christine Baze, a cervical cancer survivor, wore 166 “smiling cervixes”
for Save The Hooch campaign of The Yellow Umbrella Organization.
The NMDP Office of Patient Advocacy set a world record for the
shortest race to break cancer, measuring six feet (72 inches).
Jacob Betts and theHLUMCRelay For Life team baked a pink cancer
awareness ribbon cake measuring eight feet long.
Shirley LaVergne balanced six cancer-related books on her head.
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.
Jack Butler made a joke about his cancer-related amputation 11 days
after he’d had his surgery.
Directed by guest speaker Chris Sacca, 1006 freshmen students at
Wright State University yelled the word “Livestrong!” at the same
The record was set to raise awareness for Lance Armstrong’s
A total of 48 cancer survivors and supporters from Camp Mak-A-Dream
Young Adult Conference ate Fruit Loops simultaneously.
Jennifer Velazquez and 29 of her coworkers participated in a kickball
game to spiritually “kick” cancer.
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.
48 members of Texas 4000 donned fake mustaches and danced in a
conga line. Each mustache was made using Break Cancer stickers.
Seven people finished the 2010 San Antonio Rock & Roll Full &
Half-Marathon said “Break cancer!” after their completion of the
78 cancer survivors and their caregivers hula hooped at the same time
during a Defeat Cancer meeting in Bend, Oregon.
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