YAA World Records

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

73 Records Found

01:12 United States

Largest Group To Stare Down Cancer

Andrew Kowalski

Andrew and 40 members of Atlas from Penn State Dance Marathon stared down cancer at once.

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[].

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.

00:9 United States

Fastest Time For Young Adult Cancer Survivors And Their Supporters To Pull An Airplane 15 Feet

Young Adult Oncology Group

Members of the Young Adult Oncology Group pulled a plane 15 feet in 5.19 seconds. They performed this feat to raise money for cancer research.

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.

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.

04:42

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.

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.

00:43

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.

04:27 United States

Most Mentions Of Cancer In A Song

Tyler Rambeau

Tyler Rambeau mentioned cancer 34 times in his song, a new world record. Rambeau set the record during URDB’sBreakCancer party at the SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas. Dan Rollman and Corey Henderson were present as witnesses. [ #BreakCancer01][] [ #BreakCancer01]: http://recordsetter.com/search/BreakCancer01

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).

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.

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.”

01:06 United States

Most "Cancer" Notes Thrown In Trash Can In 30 Seconds

Mason Kinard

Mason Kinard trashed “Cancer” 28 times in 30 seconds.

00:25

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”.

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