YAA World Records

World records set by the Livestrong community as part of the Young Adult Alliance's Break Cancer program.

73 Records Found

01:29 United States

Most Cyclists Arm Wrestling To Support "Break Cancer"

Texas 4000

38 members of Texas 4000 set a record for most cyclists arm wrestling to support Break Cancer.


Most Family Members To Say "Breast Cancer Awareness For Young Women" At Once

Larsen Family

17 members of the Larsen Family /Team Shan gathered to say “Breast Cancer Awarenesss for Young Women”.


Most High-Fives In Recognition Of Quality Cancer Care

Nurse Oncology Education Program Nurses

The Nurse Oncology Education Program nurses at Dallas, Texas gave each other a total of 232 high-fives in recognition of quality cancer care as part of the Break Cancer initiative.

00:40 United States

Largest Group Of Masked Dental Hygienists To Support "Break Cancer"

Jeanette Pohorence

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 Week[]. 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 College]: http://www.csccalumni.org/alumni-dental-hygiene.php

01:32 United States

Most Taint Illuminations In 30 Seconds

Billy Disney

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 as witnesses.[][] [#BreakCancer01][] []: http://recordsetter.com/search/BreakCancer01

00:33 United States

Largest Online Support Community To Break Cancer

Christi Disch

Christi Disch set a world record by gathering 2,030 online support communities together to support 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.

01:11 United States

Shortest Race to Break Cancer

Emily Peterson

The NMDP Office of Patient Advocacy set a world record for the shortest race to break cancer, measuring six feet (72 inches).

03:09 United States

Largest Cancer Ribbon Cake

Jacob Betts

Jacob Betts and theHLUMCRelay For Life team baked a pink cancer awareness ribbon cake measuring eight feet long.


Most Students To Say "Team Shan Breast Cancer Awareness For Young Women" At Once

Team Shan

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.

00:27 United States

Most Cancer-Related Books Balanced On Head

Shirley LaVergne

Shirley LaVergne balanced six cancer-related books on her head. #NOEP

00:20 United States

Longest Fake Mustache Conga Line

Texas 4000

48 members of Texas 4000 donned fake mustaches and danced in a conga line. Each mustache was made using Break Cancer stickers.


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.

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.

00:54 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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