World records set by the Livestrong community as part of the Young Adult Alliance's Break Cancer program.
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
Radio Shack donated 100 video cameras to the Livestrong Young Adult
Alliance to raise awareness for young adult cancer.
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.
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.
A total of 48 cancer survivors and supporters from Camp Mak-A-Dream
Young Adult Conference ate Fruit Loops simultaneously.
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
Members of the Nurse Oncology Education Program Steering Committee
stomped on the word “Cancer.” In total, 240 toes stepped on the word.
Christine Baze, a cervical cancer survivor, wore 166 “smiling cervixes”
for Save The Hooch campaign of The Yellow Umbrella Organization.
A group of young adult cancer survivors formed
a circle to play drums for two minutes and 27.88 seconds during
Camp Mak-A-Dream’s 2011 Teen Camp at Gold Creek Montana.
A bulletin board at Camp Mak-A-Dream in Montana hosts 99 notes from
cancer survivors on it.
Jack Butler made a joke about his cancer-related amputation 11 days
after he’d had his surgery.
Mel Sampson and 514 other people participated in the CIBC Run for the
Cure. They exercised to raise breast cancer awareness.
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
Mairi W. said, “Cancer sucks” 25 times in 15 seconds.
Mason Kinard trashed “Cancer” 28 times in 30 seconds.
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