Break Cancer World Records

68 Records Found

01:11 United States

Most Cancer Survivors And Supporters Eating Fruit Loops Simultaneously

Beth Jones

A total of 48 cancer survivors and supporters from Camp Mak-A-Dream Young Adult Conference ate Fruit Loops simultaneously.

00:25

Most Cancer Survivors Doing "The Twist"

18th Annual Cancer Survivors' Walk & Celebration Participants

Over 700 cancer survivors did "The Twist" in Grant Park at the 18th Annual Cancer Survivors’ Walk amp; Celebration.

01:33 United States

Most People To Register For "Be The Match" Bone Marrow National Registry

Texas 4000

Led by Bijal Mehta of Texas 4000, 400 people registered for the "Be The Match[]" National Bone Marrow Registry. The organization’s purpose is to help raise awareness about the importance of donating bone marrow as a way to save people who are suffering from leukemia and other life-threatening diseases.

01:18

Most Positive Messages Tweeted To Someone Fighting Cancer In 24 Hours

Next Conference 2011 Attendees

Twitter users around the world sent a total of 224 tweets to Bena Roberts in a 24-hour period, wishing her good thoughts in her battle against cancer. Roberts, who is fighting breast cancer, had no idea the tweets were coming. The record was kicked off during a speech by URDB president Dan Rollman at the 2011 Next Conference in Berlin, Germany. See all tweets sent to @BenaRoberts here. Read Bena’s blog post about the record here.

01:05

Most Toes Stomping On "Cancer"

Nurse Oncology Education Program Steering Committee

Members of the Nurse Oncology Education Program Steering Committee stomped on the word “Cancer.” In total, 240 toes stepped on the word.

00:43 United States

Most Forms Of Transportation Used In A Cancer Awareness Race

Ty Conner

Ty Conner and his friends Noah McDougall, Andrew Vial, Chrisie VonHatten, and Adam Denton participated in a cancer awareness race in the hallway of the Earth and Sciences Building at the University of Tennessee. They raced on foot, by bicycle and in a rolling chair.

03:50

Largest Group To Sing "I Will Survive" In Honor Of Cancer Survivors While Shaking Pompoms

Junior Friends

162 members of Junior Friends andThe Legend Foundation sang "IWill Survive" in honor of cancer survivors while shaking pompoms. The record was part of a fundraiser event for breast cancer awareness.

02:12 United States

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

Selena Inouye

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

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 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[].

01:18 United States

Most People To Symbolically "End Cancer"

Texas 4000

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.

00:52 United States

Most People Shouting "Break Cancer" While Deploying Party Poppers

Melissa Owens

A group of 63 people including young adult cancer survivors, nurses, doctors, friends and family of those with a cancer diagnosis shouted “Break Cancer” while using party poppers.

02:25 United States

Most Hugs Against Cancer

Melissa Owens

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[].

04:45 United States

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

Chrystel Murrieta

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.

00:44

Largest Group Of Young Adult Cancer Survivors To Make A Toast While Saying "Together We Will Break Cancer"

Lurie Cancer Center

253 young adult cancer survivors from the Lurie Cancer Center gathered together and made a toast while saying “Together we will break cancer.”

00:17 United States

Most "Smiling Cervixes" On A Cervical Cancer Survivor

Christine Baze

Christine Baze, a cervical cancer survivor, wore 166 “smiling cervixes” for Save The Hooch campaign of The Yellow Umbrella Organization.

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