YAA World Records

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

73 Records Found

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.

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.

00:54

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.

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.

01:11 United States

Most Cancer Survivors And Supporters Eating Fruit Loops Simultaneously

Beth Jones

A total of 48 cancer survivors and supporters from Camp Mak-A-Dream Young Adult Conference ate Fruit Loops simultaneously.

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

01:05

Most Toes Stomping On "Cancer"

Nurse Oncology Education Program Steering Committee

Members of the Nurse Oncology Education Program Steering Committee stomped on the word “Cancer.” In total, 240 toes stepped on the word.

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.

02:28 United States

Longest Drum Circle By Young Adult Cancer Survivors

Beth Jones

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.

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.

01:16

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.

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.

01:39 United States

Most People Wearing "Break Cancer" Tattoos

APHON

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.

04:45 United States

Most Young Adults To Give An Inspirational Message To Young Adults Facing Cancer

Chrystel Murrieta

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 count.

00:44 Scotland

Most Times Saying "Cancer Sucks" In 15 Seconds

Mairi Weir

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

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.

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