World records set by the Livestrong community as part of the Young Adult Alliance's Break Cancer program.
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.
Adam Brasher spelled 42 words using the letters in “Cancer” in one
Joseph Nagy let out a “boo” directed towards cancer that lasted non-stop for 54.31 seconds.
Carlos Santos played the drums for over 132 hours (7,978 minutes). Santos set the record to raise awareness and support for positive parenthood and against parental alienation. See entire attempt here.
A group of 42 people composed of social workers, interpreters, and
nurses, stand up against cancer in the most languages.
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
Owensrsquo; hugging record was the fifth URDB record to be set by
supporters of the OHSU AYA program at the Knight Cancer
Matthew's friend wrote “Beat Cancer” 10 times on a Skype call in 29.88 seconds.
Adam Brasher spelled 55 words using the letters found in the word
“LIVESTRONG” and put them in a single tweet.
Art Hoffman ripped 22 cigarettes in half.
The Association of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Nurses (APHON) invited 300 people across the United States including their members, colleagues, patients and their families to wear "Break Cancer" tattoos.
They set the record in recognition of the Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology Month.
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
Selena Inouye posted ablog poston OhMyAchesAndPains
about cancer that received received 101 comments in 24 hours.
346 people at theCanadian Breast Cancer Foundation’s Run For The
Cureevent “booed” cancer at once.
The feat was set during World Record Weekon K-Rock 89.3.
Dinesh Shivnath Upadhyaya listed 21 different celebrities who have
Cancer as their astrological sign in a tweet.
With the help of [The Bright Light Social Hour], 354
Break Cancer attendees sang "[I Will Survive]" in honor
of cancer survivors, a new world record.
The Break Cancer attendees set the record during URDB’s [BreakCancer
party] at the SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas. Dan Rollman and Corey
Henderson were present as witnesses.
The OHSU Knight Cancer Institute faculty and staff and AYA
External Advisory Committee members stood and cheered without
interruption in honor of the cancer survivors for one minute and 19.01
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