What are the Cancer Awareness Colors?
by Lisa Fayed, About.com Guide
Awareness colors have become increasingly popular to garner attention for diseases and causes. Cancer is no exclusion – many cancer types have a designated color that are used for bracelets, ribbons, and other products.
Certain months and weeks have also been designated to create awareness about many types of cancer. Not all types have months or colors, but many of the more commonly diagnosed types do.
Cancer Awareness Colors and Months
Bladder Cancer = Yellow
Brain Cancer = Gray
Breast Cancer = Pink
Cervical Cancer (January) = Teal or Teal w/ white border
Childhood Cancer (September) = Gold
Colon Cancer (March) = Blue or Brown
Esophageal Cancer = Light Blue
Head and Neck Cancer = Burgundy
Kidney Cancer = Orange
Leukemia (September) = Orange
Liver Cancer = Green
Lung Cancer (November) = White or Clear
Lymphoma (September) = Light Green
Melanoma (May) = Black
Multiple Myeloma = Burgundy
Ovarian Cancer (September) = Teal
Pancreatic Cancer (November) = Purple
Prostate Cancer (September) = Light Blue
Sarcoma/Bone Cancer (June) = Yellow
Stomach Cancer = Periwinkle
Testicular Cancer = Purple
Thyroid Cancer (January) = Blue/Pink/Teal (tricolored)
Uterine Cancer = Peach
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