Cancer World Records

64 Records Found

02:29 Australia

Most Balloons Used To Create "Pink Boobs"

Chicks In Pink

In Celebration of Australia’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, 95 sets of balloons were put together to represent as “pink boobs.” The feat was set by the Chicks In Pink charity in coordination with Racecourse Road[].

01:39

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.

00:44 Scotland

Most Times Saying "Cancer Sucks" In 15 Seconds

Mairi Weir

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

00:10

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.

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.

00:25 United States

Most People To Simultaneously Say "Break Cancer" Upon Completion Of A Running Event

Lorna Larsen

A total of 20 people simultaneously spoke the words "Break Cancer" upon completing a marathon and half-marathon. They set the record as part of Team Shan Breast Cancer Awareness for Young Women activities during Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Ontario, Canada.

02:40 United States

Most People Applying Sunscreen In The Rain

Spot-A-Spot

A total of 121 people from California State University - Fullerton Campus, John Wayne Cancer Foundation and The National Melanoma Awareness Project applied sunscreen in the rain. They set the record as part of the Spot-A-Spot event, a campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of skin cancer.

05:30 Canada

Most People Exercising At Once To Raise Breast Cancer Awareness

Mel Sampson

Mel Sampson and 514 other people participated in the CIBC Run for the Cure[]. They exercised to raise breast cancer awareness.

00:10 United States

Largest Gathering Of Individuals Learning About Cancer Rights

Cancer Legal Resource Center

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.

01:16

Shortest Time To Make An Amputation Joke After Having A Cancer-Related Amputation

Jack Butler

Jack Butler made a joke about his cancer-related amputation 11 days after he’d had his surgery.

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.

00:11 United States

Most People To Yell "Livestrong!" At Once

Wright State Freshman Class

Directed by guest speaker Chris Sacca, 1006 freshmen students at Wright State University yelled the word “Livestrong!” at the same time. The record was set to raise awareness for Lance Armstrong’s cancer-related organization.

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.”

00:31 United States

Most People To Lift Up Bikes And Say "Break Cancer" After 40-Mile Ride

Texas 4000

28 people from 2011 LIVESTRONG Texas 4000 Team lifted their bikes up and said “Break Cancer” following a 40-mile ride.

01:23 United States

Most People To Put A Hex On Cancer

Bridget Liddy

Bridget Liddy and three of her girlfriends put a hex on their friend Rebecca’s cancer by reciting a four line rhyming couplet 13 times in a row.

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.

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