What is the symbol for breast cancer survivors? In 1991, pink ribbons were distributed to all breast cancer survivors and participants of the Komen New York City Race for the Cure®.
Do butterflies represent breast cancer? It was meant for one breast cancer journey, not two. “In a way, the butterfly represents new life,” Vutera said. “After you’ve been through (breast cancer), you’re life is changed no matter what.” Wenzel had had a breast cancer scare in 2008, but it turned out to be nothing.
Can breast cancer survivors get tattoos? Breast cancer survivors often get tattoos to celebrate their recent victory over their disease. They may choose one or more artistic tattoos and, if they’ve undergone a mastectomy, can elect to receive tattoos that have the realistic look of nipples.
What is the symbol for cancer survivors? A lavender ribbon is usually a sign of support for those living with all types of cancer. Sometimes, people wear a rainbow of ribbons or a ribbon with many different colors to symbolize the same thing. National Cancer Prevention Month and World Cancer Day take place in February each year.