Cancer World Records

64 Records Found


Largest Group To Say "Break Cancer For Young Adults"

LIVESTRONG Young Adult Alliance

Twenty-six LIVESTRONG Young Adult Alliance members said “Break cancer for young adults” at once.

00:44 Scotland

Most Times Saying "Cancer Sucks" In 15 Seconds

Mairi Weir

Mairi W. said, “Cancer sucks” 25 times in 15 seconds.

00:11 United States

Most Notes Written By Cancer Survivors On A Bulletin Board

Stu Kaplan

A bulletin board at Camp Mak-A-Dream in Montana hosts 99 notes from cancer survivors on it.


Largest Cancer Awareness Message

University of Texas

10,000 fans at a college football game between the Texas Longhorns and Oklahoma Sooners held up Livestrong placards showing their support in the battle against cancer. The record was set at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, Texas on October 2, 2010.

01:31 United States

Largest Group To Shave Heads In Solidarity With People Battling Cancer

St. Baldrick's

46 “Mommas” shaved their heads in solidarity with kids battling cancer. The group's goal is to raise $1 million dollars for pediatric oncology, and donate it the St. Baldrick’s Foundation.


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.


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

San Antonio Rock & Roll Marathoners

Seven people finished the 2010 San Antonio Rock & Roll Full & Half-Marathon[] said “Break cancer!” after their completion of the race.

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.

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.

01:17 United States

Largest Group Of People Beating Up Cancer Balloons

Texas 4000

55 members of Texas 4000 each beat up a “cancer balloon.” They set the record as part of LIVESTRONG Young Adult Alliance’s Break Cancer campaign.

00:15 United States

Largest Silent Anti-Cancer Message

Jenee Areeckal

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

Mary Kay Consultants

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.

01:44 United States

Most Bandanas Worn At Once

Katie Preston Toepfer

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


Fastest Time To Hit Cancer Sign With Five Darts

Allen Hunter

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


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.

00:54 United States

Largest Group Of Cancer Survivors And Caregivers To Hula Hoop At Once

Defeat Cancer Oregon

78 cancer survivors and their caregivers hula hooped at the same time during a Defeat Cancer meeting in Bend, Oregon.

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