Wearing an awareness ribbon is a simple way of saying that you care and support cancer patients. It’s a subtle way of showing support without uttering a word. But, do you know there is a specific ribbon associated with a specific cancer? Read on to know about which ribbon is used to represent which cancer

Brain Cancer

Color: Grey

Awareness Month: May

Grey ribbon is used to spread awareness for brain cancer.


Breast Cancer

Color: Pink

Awareness Month: October

Pink ribbon is used to spread awareness for breast cancer.


Colon Cancer

Color: Blue

Awareness Month: March

Blue ribbon is used to spread awareness for colon cancer.


Childhood Cancer

Color: Gold

Awareness Month: September

Gold colored ribbon is used to spread awareness for childhood cancer.


Cervical Cancer

Color: Teal and White

Awareness Month: January

Teal and white colored ribbon is used to spread awareness for cervical cancer.


Gallbladder Cancer

Color: Green

Awareness Month: February

Green ribbon is used to spread awareness for gallbladder cancer.


Kidney Cancer

Color: Orange

Awareness Month: March

Orange ribbon is used to spread awareness for kidney cancer.


Leukemia

Color: Orange

Awareness Month: September

Orange ribbon is used to spread awareness for leukemia.


Liver Cancer

Color: Emerald

Awareness Month: October

Emerald colored ribbon is used to spread awareness for liver cancer.


Lung Cancer

Color: White

Awareness Month: November

White ribbon is used to spread awareness for lung cancer.


Ovarian Cancer

Color: Teal

Awareness Month: September (and May 8)

Teal colored ribbon is used to spread awareness for ovarian cancer.


Pancreatic Cancer

Color: Purple

Awareness Month: November

Purple ribbon is used to spread awareness for pancreatic cancer.


Prostate Cancer

Color: Light Blue

Awareness Month: September

Light blue ribbon is used to spread awareness for liver cancer.


Sarcoma (Bone Cancer)

Color: Yellow

Awareness Month: July

Yellow ribbon is used to spread awareness for sarcoma or bone cancer.

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