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Breast Cancer Bracelets | Ideas from Our Customers

In the U.S., it’s estimated that 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer during her life.1 While a cancer diagnosis will turn anyone’s world upside down, our customers have found a few uses for custom breast cancer bracelets to make this life-changing event a bit easier to digest.

October is breast cancer awareness month, so it’s the perfect time to build awareness on this important cause. Providing extra support during a cancer warrior’s battle can make all the difference, so read on for the best ways to use custom silicone wristbands to aid in their journey!

Support

Creating custom breast cancer wristbands can help unite friends and family together as they look for ways to provide support to their newly diagnosed loved one. As Kathleen found, a simple wearable reminder can help you keep loved ones in your heart, mind, and prayers when they’re struggling.

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Providing additional support to a cancer warrior’s circle can help strengthen them throughout the difficult times ahead. Add a personalized hashtag to show your support, and a comforting phrase to help build a mantra of strength and courage. Many customers choose a hashtag with their last name in it for their breast cancer bracelets, such as #SmithStrong. These custom rubber bracelets are often given to the group of individuals supporting the patient’s journey.

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Some examples of common phrases used on breast cancer bracelets for support include: #TeamMadison, #KellyStrong, Cancer Sucks, No One Fights Alone, or phrases such as Sarah’s Warriors. These messages are often accompanied by awareness ribbons, heart clipart, or other graphics from our free art library.


Fundraising

It’s no secret that medical expenses rack up quickly, especially with something aggressive like breast cancer that requires multiple treatments and doctor visits. Joseph, along with many other customers, has found that designing and selling breast cancer awareness bracelets is a great way to build awareness for breast cancer while simultaneously raising funds.

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Whether these funds are designated to help pay for medical bills, support families and individuals in need, or fund additional education and research, custom bracelets are a great choice for a fundraiser due to their affordability and versatility.

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There are many fundraisers that benefit from using custom wristbands. We often hear about events such as races that are held to raise money as well as smaller-scale fundraisers that primarily sell the wristbands. No matter what method you try, it’s easy to create a breast cancer bracelet for the event.

Common phrases to include on fundraising wristbands for breast cancer awareness are: Find a Cure, #IRunForSydney (or other event hashtag or name), or messaging indicating what the funds are being raised for (research, support, etc.).


Motivation & Inspiration

It’s extremely easy to lose hope when life throws a curveball like breast cancer at you. As Cas and her family found, custom cancer bracelets can help provide another source of inspiration and give you hope for the future as you look to your ‘circle of strength’.

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Everyone has favorite words and quotes that inspire and motivate them when they’re feeling down. Find out the favorite inspirational messages of your loved one and have them engraved on a set of wristbands to show them that no matter what, they are not alone in the fight.

Common phrases to include on inspirational breast cancer bracelets are messages like: Hope, favorite scripture verses, inspirational quotes, and personal messages from loved ones.


Education & Organizational Support

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Supporting your work family during difficult stages of each member’s life is part of what makes your work family a family. Gustavo’s company ordered breast cancer bracelets to do just that, support a coworker in her time of need.

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Businesses, nonprofits, and other organizations often create custom breast cancer bracelets in the fall for educational events to build awareness. How far the cancerous cells have spread at the time of diagnosis is critical, so providing a reminder of how important it is to follow recommended safety precautions and check for abnormalities could be life-changing. This is just one reason why custom breast cancer awareness bracelets are a great addition to an educational event, class, or assembly.

Common phrases to include: breast cancer awareness, supportive phrases, and personalized hashtags like #KendraStrong.


Medical IDs

Whether your loved one is newly diagnosed, receiving regular treatments, or is now cancer-free, having a comfortable medical ID is crucial to ensure proper treatment is received during emergencies. Judy ordered an eye-catching medical wristband for her mom so she could have peace of mind that medical professionals would know her mother’s pre-existing medical conditions in an emergency situation.

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Common info to include on a medical ID bracelet: information about past surgeries, stage of cancer, treatments or medications currently being taken, and any underlying medical conditions that would affect the treatment given.


Gifts & Survivor Bands

Another fan-favorite use for our silicone bracelets is breast cancer gifts for women, typically in the form of gifts for survivors, or remembrance bands. Edith and her sisters wear their wristbands as a tribute to the fight they won and the blessings they’ve received in that victory.

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We offer multiple styles to choose from when designing your custom silicone gift or remembrance bracelet, including our pink awareness ribbon keychain. You can choose from multiple fonts and clipart options for your custom message to create a personal gift or survivor memento.

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Leigh created her custom breast cancer bracelets to show thanks for the support she received during her battle. She loved being able to hand out the wristbands as tokens of her appreciation to her support system for being with her through the thick and the thin of her cancer journey.

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Some of our customers’ favorite phrases to engrave on gifts or survivor bands include: Cancer Warrior, I Beat Cancer, Cancer Free, and survivor hashtags such as #JennyBeatsCancer.


Memorial Bracelets

If you have lost a loved one to breast cancer, you can create custom bracelets to hand out as memorial favors to help others remember their life and wear as a keepsake. Celebrate the strength they showed and the battle that was valiantly fought to the very end. Alan created a memorial bracelet for that very reason, to remember his best friend and what she means to him.

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The loss of a loved one is irreplaceable. Creating something special to remember them by is one way to help in the grieving process. Wear your memorial bracelet with pride as you remember the amazing person symbolized in it.

A few common phrases to engrave on cancer memorial bracelets include: Never Forgotten, Forever Loved, #ValiantlyFought, Brave, or other personal hashtags and phrases.


With 1 in 8 women (and 1 in 1000 men) being diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime, it’s important to find ways to make the situation a bit easier on patients and their families. Custom breast cancer bracelets can be created and used in multiple ways, including support, fundraising, and motivation, to name a few. If you have any questions, please reach out to our friendly customer support team so we can help you create bracelets that you’ll love!

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Feature Friday: Team Abri

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Abri was just eight years old when she was diagnosed with Ewings Sarcoma, on September 4, 2015. After a year of brutal treatment and limb salvage surgery, she is now six months in remission.

 

The folks behind supporting Abri, her Team Abri facebook page, and others affected by childhood cancer have designed their very own wristband to spread Abri’s message. This band shares the prayer that she prays every night:

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We love Abri’s message and we wish her and all others facing the devastation of childhood cancer the best of luck!

To learn more about Abri’s story and about others who are battling cancer, head over to their facebook page, here. If you have your own cancer support organization, page, or group, take a look at our resources for all the cancer types and wristbands to find the perfect bracelet or keychain for your cause.

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Until next time!

 

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Wristbands in the news

In case you missed it, there have been some neat stories in the news lately about community, connection, and support.

After Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan was diagnosed with cancer, athletes and politicians alike are showing support for him with lime-green #HoganStrong cancer bracelets. Hogan was diagnosed last month with non-Hodgkins lymphoma and is currently pursuing treatment. If you want to join the likes of Adam Jones, Chris Christie, and others, you can buy one at hoganstrong.com — proceeds go towards cancer research. The rest of the story is in the Baltimore Sun.

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Robert Suhay just broke the world distance sailing record in his 14-foot sailboat — carrying with him all the while a memorial bracelet for teen Tyler Patnaude, who died in a car crash last year. Suhay says he felt Patnaude’s presence with him on the journey. His wife blogs about the experience here.

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National Cancer Prevention Month

In addition to being the home of Valentine’s Day, Black History Month, and President’s Day, did you know that February is also National Cancer Prevention Month?

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Cancer may seem like it strikes randomly and without reason. While anyone can develop cancer, there are some risk factors in your control. Here’s a list of doctor-recommended ways to reduce your risk of getting cancer:

  • Protect yourself from the sun — wear sunscreen, stay in the shade, and don’t use tanning beds.
  • Don’t use tobacco of any type.
  • Eat a healthy diet — one low in fat, high in fruits and vegetables, and drink alcohol only in moderation.
  • Screen early and often. Self-checks and medical exams can help catch cancer early, which increases the likelihood that treatment is successful.
  • Avoid endocrine-disrupting chemicals (such as BPA, parabens and phthalates).
  • Stay physically active and maintain a healthy weight.
  • Get vaccinated against infections such as hep B and C and HPV.

For more information on these and other factors, visit the Mayo Clinic or WHO web sites. Check out cancer awareness bracelets on Reminderband’s web site.

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New on Reminderband: Breast Cancer Awareness Bracelets

About 1 in 8 women in the U.S. will develop invasive breast cancer in their lifetimes, making breast cancer one of the most common cancers in the United States. More than 200,000 new cases are diagnosed each year.

Breast cancer used to carry a stigma and was generally viewed as a very private disease. With the campaign to bring breast cancer into the open for increased awareness and to encourage women to get tested, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month has taken off. Millions of people now participate in breast cancer awareness events worldwide.

Lance Armstrong’s LIVESTRONG campaign brought about the widespread use of the rubber wristband as an awareness and fundraising tool for cancer victims and researchers. Today, the cancer wristband or “cancer bracelet” is used by educators, survivors, advocates, family members, researchers, and community organizers to indicate support, spread awareness, or raise funds. With the takeoff of breast cancer-related events, breast cancer awareness bracelets have also become a key part of the fight.

At Reminderband, we’ve added a selection of predesigned breast cancer awareness bracelets in the hopes that they inspire further creativity in your efforts to advocate, support, and inspire. View these breast cancer awareness bracelets and others or further customize and design your own at reminderband.com.

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ICYMI: October Causes

We love hearing about how your causes and how you use Reminderband wristbands. In case you missed it, here’s a roundup of the featured causes of the last month:

For Halloween, Reminderband featured a ghostly cause! Doylestown Cemetery in Doylestown, PA had a special Halloween night graveyard ghost tour! Proceeds from the Historic Doylestown Cemetery Walking Tours are used to clean and repair tombstones and memorial art in this 160+ years old Victorian cemetery that have been neglected, weather-worn, or damaged. Reminderband wristbands were given out at the Halloween ‘Ghostly Nights’ Tour as a spooky souvenir.

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Reminderband was excited to contribute to care packages for women in the Cache Valley, UT community diagnosed with breast cancer through the Logan Regional Hospital mammography department. Malouf organized the project and we were honored to be a part of this great project and wonderful cause. Included as part of the care packages were cancer bracelets.
Photo: Wow! Our mammography department received a donation of 100 comfort packages today that will go toward women in our community who are diagnosed with breast cancer! These packages include all sorts of soft, cozy items. A big thank you goes out to Malouf for their organization and donations along with other community organizations that donated to the packages including Aggie Ice Cream, Temptation Cupcake, The Spirit Sleeve, All About Socks Utah, Origami Owl Living Lockets, and Reminderband.
We also love Team Riley. 11-year-old Riley was diagnosed with stage 4 clinical group 4 alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma this summer. Friends, family, and strangers around the world are using his Facebook page to send messages of support. Many are also sporting #teamriley cancer bracelets. Drop a photo or encouraging message by his page for him and his family.

Remarkably Rare Designs was also featured this month on our Facebook page. After Emmery was diagnosed with Alagille Syndrome, a rare genetic disorder that affects her liver, heart, kindeys and more, her parents began a line of apparel to help encourage those affected by rare disorders called Remarkably Rare. Instead of a traditional walk or rally, they had a virtual walk for the Alagille Alliance by selling Reminderband wristbands across the globe here and encouraging supporters to post photos on social media using the hashtags #algs #alagilleawareness #teamemmery #forabetterlife 

 

If you’d like to share how you use Reminderband for your cause, share your story with us here.

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is breast cancer awareness month, and it’s coming up quickly. It’s a huge month for fundraising. Breast cancer is one of the biggest awareness causes. October is filled with awareness and fund-raising events, and it’s one that benefits hugely from awareness bracelets.

If you’re planning on fundraising or hosting an event next month, now is the best time to get your order in for cancer bracelets. On Reminderband, we have a cancer bracelet showcase with design ideas, or you can custom-design your own breast cancer bracelets.

For past reading on raising breast cancer awareness and fundraising, check out Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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ICYMI: August Causes

Team Cyndi
Team Cyndi is an organization supporting Cyndi Ricketts in her fight against Triple Negative Breast Cancer, a form of cancer that is more difficult to treat. Ricketts was diagnosed in June, and Reminderband cancer bracelets are being worn by her friends and family to show her support for her as she begins treatment.
First Dam Pancake Run
The First Dam Pancake Run was on Saturday, August 8, in Logan, Utah, and benefited ASSERT Autism Program! Participants ran a race and received free pancakes and Reminderband autism wristbands while supporting autism education, research, and training.

Unexpected Resolution A Cappella

Unexpected Resolution Men’s A Cappella is an a cappella group from Ball State University. They focus on being “relaxed and casual while bringing their best on stage and adding something unexpected to each song to make it their own, be it a barbershop-style end to a Top 40 hit, a vocal breakdown of a jazz standard, or mashing up multiple genres into one song.” They use Reminderband wristbands as a reminder of their commitment to the group and to bring their best to every rehearsal and performance. 

Evan’s Radiant Warrior Spirit

Evan is a nine-month old with Pulmonary Vein Stenosis, a rare and serious heart condition, and he has already had three open-heart surgeries. Evan’s Radiant Warrior Spirit is a blog and foundation set up to benefit Evan and his family. Evan’s family and friends use Reminderband awareness bracelets and other “Radiant Warrior Keepsakes” to raise money to cover medical expenses. Follow his story at https://radiantwarriorspirit.wordpress.com/

If you’d like to share how you use Reminderband for your cause, share your story with us here.

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Awareness, advocacy, love: cancer bracelets

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Reminderband wristbands have been used for everything from family reunions to New Year’s resolutions to conventions, but one of the most frequent orders is for cancer bracelets. The silicone wristbands are inexpensive and long-lasting and work for both men and women, making them a popular choice for spreading awareness or personal use.

You can read more about cancer bracelets here, but here are some stories of folks and how they used cancer bracelets to help families, individuals, and communities, and advance the fight against cancers of all types:

  • Lung cancer survivor and advocate uses glow-in-the-dark, leopard-print cancer bracelets to educate her community about lung cancer and how it’s not just for smokers.
  • A football coach wears a cancer wristband for inspiration through chemo and practices.
  • A family and a community in California uses cancer wristbands to raise funds for leukemia treatment.
  • High school students use memorial cancer bracelets to raise funds for a late student and teacher’s families.
  • Cancer survivor Ben Teller uses Reminderband cancer bracelets to fundraise and build awareness for his organization, “Cuck Fancer.”
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What are cancer bracelets?

What are cancer bracelets?

You have probably heard of awareness ribbons: symbols in different colors to raise awareness for the battle against certain diseases. For example, the pink ribbon represents the fight against breast cancer. Ribbons were tied on trees or pinned to lapels to bring attention to certain causes.

Nowadays, ribbons aren’t as common. Instead, wristbands, or cancer bracelets, can raise awareness and funds in the same way ribbons do, or just serve as a personal reminder — except they can be worn all the time, and by anyone, no pin necessary.

How are they used?

While all cancer bracelets spread awareness, they have a variety of uses and spread awareness in different ways. Cancer bracelets are worn by both women and men in the battle against cancer to show support for loved ones or as a personal reminder. Cancer bracelets are handed out at awareness events and hospitals and worn by families and survivors. Cancer awareness bracelets are also sold to raise funds for cancer research, pay for medical bills, or fundraise for a related cause.

For example, breast cancer bracelets are handed out at races, sold during October as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, or worn by friends and family of a survivor to promote breast cancer awareness.

How can they be made?

With a wide variety of uses, cancer bracelets need to be customizable. Reminderband cancer wristband bracelets can be made with any color, name, message, logo, symbol or art to fit any wrist. There’s no minimum order on Reminderband cancer bracelets, so you can order as few as one or as many as one million bulk custom bracelets.