Monday, February 23, 2009

Did you know...

...about Awareness Ribbons

Cancer Awareness Ribbon Colors & Ribbon Colors for Other Diseases
By Janet Wickell, About.com

Black Ribbons: Melanoma
Dark Blue Ribbons: Colon Cancers
Gold Ribbons: Childhood Cancer
Gray Ribbons: Diabetes & Brain Cancer
Green Ribbons: Kidney Cancer
Green/Blue Ribbons: Mental Heath Awareness
Jade Ribbons: Liver Cancer & Hepatitis
Jigsaw Puzzle Ribbons: Autism
Lace Ribbons: Osteoporosis
Lime Green Ribbons: Lyme Disease
Orange Ribbons: Leukemia, Multiple Sclerosis
Periwinkle Ribbons: Hypertension & Stomach Cancer
Pearl Ribbons: Lung Cancer
Pink Ribbons: Breast Cancer
Pink, Purple & Teal: Thyroid Cancer
Purple Ribbons: Prostate Cancer, Testicular Cancer, Eating Disorders
Red Ribbons:AIDS/HIV & Heart Disease
Silver Ribbons: Parkinson's Disease
Sky Blue Ribbons: Prostate Cancer
Teal Ribbons: Ovarian Cancer
White Ribbons: Bone Cancer

1 comment:

Zarina said...

Ooh - I did not know that. Thanks for sharing. I'm from the HBT group.