What ribbon is for breast cancer? During Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October and throughout the year—people wear pink ribbons to honor survivors, remember those lost to the disease, and to support the progress we are making together to defeat breast cancer.
Is there a symbol for breast cancer survivors? Created by SELF magazine in 1992, the widely recognized pink ribbon is a symbol that celebrates breast cancer survivors.
What is the breast cancer symbol called? The pink ribbon is an international symbol of breast cancer awareness. Pink ribbons, and the color pink in general, identify the wearer or promoter with the breast cancer brand and express moral support for women with breast cancer.
Is pink ribbon only for breast cancer? Today, any generic pink ribbon can be used to represent breast cancer awareness while the Komen “running ribbon” is reserved solely for use by Susan G. Komen for the Cure®.