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Quick Cancer Color Reference List:

Pink - Breast Cancer

Teal - Ovarian Cancer

Pearl - Lung Cancer

Purple - Pancreatic Cancer & Leiomyosarcoma

Orange - Leukemia & Kidney Cancer

Black - Melanoma

Navy - Colon Cancer

Burgundy - Multiple Myeloma

Grey - Brain Cancer

Blue - Prostate Cancer

Gold - Childhood Cancer & Osteosarcoma

Burgundy & Ivory - Head & Neck Cancer

Lime - Lymphoma

Peach - Uterine Cancer

Teal & White - Cervical Cancer

Yellow - Sarcoma/Bone Cancer & Bladder Cancer

Green - Liver Cancer

Periwinkle - Esophageal Cancer & Stomach Cancer

Teal/Pink/Blue - Thyroid Cancer

Lavender - All Cancers

Orchid - Testicular Cancer
Amber - Appendix Cancer
Marigold, Blue & Purple - Bladder Cancer
Zebra Print - Carcinoid Cancer
Rainbow - Adrenocortical carcinoma

Below is a general list of the ribbon colors and meanings that our company offers.

Pink Ribbon: Breast Cancer, Birth Parents & Nursing Mothers

Lime Green Ribbon: Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, Gastroschisis, Lyme Disease, Lymphoma (alt red), Muscular Dystrophy, Non-Hodgkinís Lymphoma (Lymph Node Cancer) & Sandhoff Disease

Peach Ribbon: Endometrial Cancer, Uterine Cancer & Vaginal Cancer

Red Ribbon: AIDS/HIV, Aperts Syndrome, Bronchiolitis Obliterans (BOS), Burn Victims, Cardiovascular Disease, Congenital Heart Defects (alt red & blue), Congenital Heart Disease (alt red & blue), Congestive Heart Failure, Courage and Inspiration, DARE, Diamond Blackfan Anemia, Driving under the Influence, Epidermolysis Bellosa, Evans Syndrome, Factor XI Deficiency, Heart Disease, Hemophilia, High Blood Pressure, Huffing, Hypertension, Inhalant Abuse, Long Q-T Syndrome, Love, Lymphoma (alt lime), MADD, Marfan Syndrome, Poland Syndrome, Project Red Flag, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, Sniffing Abuse, Stroke, Substance Abuse, Supraventricular Tachycardia, Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura, Tuberculosis, Von Willebrand's Disease, Wegener's Granulomatosis and Wolf-Parkinson-White.

Teal Ribbon: Agoraphobia, Anxiety Disorder, Batten Disease, Cervical Cancer, Chari Malformation (alt purple), Dissociative Identity Disorder, Ectodermal Dysphasia, Food Allergies, Fragile X Syndrome, Hoarding, Marker X Syndrome, Martin-Bell Syndrome, Myasthenia Gravis, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Ovarian Cancer, Panic Disorder, Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD), Polycycstic Ovarian Syndrome, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Progressive Supanuclear Palsy, Rape, Sexual Assault, Substance Abuse (alt Red), Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN), Tsunami Victims and Uterine Cancer

Green Ribbon: BiPolar Disorder, Bone Marrow Donation, Bronchiolitis Obliterans (BOS), Cerebral Palsy, Childhood Depression, Depression, Environment, Eye Injury Prevention, Fanconi's Syndrome, Fibrodysplasia Ossifican's Progressiva, Freedom, Gastroparesis, Glaucoma, Growth & rebuilding, Kidney Cancer & disease, Kidney Donation, Leukemia (Alt Orange), Literacy, Living Organ Donation, Manic Depression, Mental Health, Mental Illness (Bi-Polar), Mental Retardation, Missing Children (alt yellow), Mitochondrial Disease, Nephrotic Syndrome, Neural Tube Defects, Neurofibromatosis, Organ Donation, Organ Transplant, Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis, Safe Driving, Pedestrian Safety, Save Darfur, Spinal Cord Injury and research, Stem Cell donor and Research, Tissue Donation, Touretteís Syndrome, Traumatic Brain Injury, Von Hippel Lindau and Worker Safety.

Grey Ribbon: Allergies, Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency, Aphasia, Asthma, Brain Cancer, Brain Tumors, Diabetes & Mental illness (Borderline Personality Disorder)

Pink & Blue Ribbon: Amniotic Fluid Embolism, Baby Safe Haven, Birth defects, Male Breast Cancer, Hyperemesis Graviduram, Hyperammonemia, Infant Loss, Infertility, Miscarriage, Pregnancy Loss, Premature Birth, Stillbirth, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) & Twin to Twin transfusion syndrome, Turners Syndrome, chILD (Pediatric bronchiolitis obliterans).

USA Flag Ribbon: National Support, Fireworks Safety, Flag, World Trade Center Victims & Heroes

Puzzle Ribbon: Autism & Asperger Syndrome

Violet Ribbon: Hodgkin's Disease & Testicular Cancer

Orange Ribbon: Agent Orange, Cultural Diversity, Hunger, Leukemia (alt green), Lupus (alt purple), Melanoma (alt black), Kidney Cancer (Renal Cell Carcinoma), Motorcycle Safety, MS Racial Tolerance, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome, Self Injury, Sensory Processing Disorder & Prader-Willi Syndrome.

White Ribbon: Adoptee, Adoption, Anti-Child Pornography, Anti-Pornography, Anti-War, Blindness, Bone Cancer, Bone Disease, Child exploitation, Child Sexual Abuse/Assault, Community Support, Congenital Cataracts, Elderly Affairs, Hernia, Holocaust Remembrance, Hope & Support, Innocence, Multiple Hereditary Exostoses, Molestation Survivor, On-line Sexual Predator Awareness & Internet Safety, Osteoporosis, Peace, Postpartum Depression, Retinoblastoma, Right to Life, Safe Motherhood, Salvation Army, Scoliosis, Stalking, Student Sexual Abuse, Teen Pregnancy Prevention & Victims of Terrorism

Gold Ribbon: Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma, Childhood Cancer, COPD, Embryonal Rhabdomyosarcoma, Neuroblastoma and Osteosarcoma (alternate yellow)

Black Ribbon: Accidents, Amish Support, Anti-Terrorism, Gang Prevention, Gun Control, Melanoma (alt orange), Mourning, Narcolepsy, POW/MIA (alt yellow), Primary Biliary Cirrhosis, Sleep Apnea, Sleep Disorders, Students for Gun Control and Trauma

Brown Ribbon: Anti-Tobacco, Colon Cancer (alt blue), Colorectal Cancer (alt blue), Familia Polyposis (alt blue) & Tobacco Awareness

Burgundy Ribbon: Adhesions, Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome, AV Malformation, Brain Aneurysm, Cesarean Section, Cystic Hygroma, Disabled Adults, Factor V Leiden, Headaches, Hemangioma and Vascular Malformation, Hereditary Hemochromatosis, Hospice Care, Hughes Syndrome, Lymphatic Malformation, Meningitis, Meningococcal Meningitis, Multiple Myeloma, PHACES, Post-Polio Syndrome, Sickle Cell Anemia, Sturge-Weber Syndrome, Thrombophilia, & Williams Syndrome.

Purple Ribbon: ADD, ADHD, Alzheimerís, Animal Abuse, Anit-Violence, Arnold Chiari Malformation (alt teal), Chronic Pain, Colitis (alt blue), Crohnís Disease (alt blue), Cystic Fibrosis, Domestic Violence (Alt Teal & Purple), Epilepsy (alt Lavender), Fibromyalgia (alt Cranberry), Fibromyalgia in Men, Harmony, Homelessness, Leimyosarcoma, Lupus (alt orange), Macular Degeneration, Mucolididoses, Neuropathy Awareness, No Unattended kids in Cars, Pancreatic Cancer, Pancreatitis (Chronic), Religious Tolerance, Rett Syndrome, Sarcoidosis, Sjorgren's Syndrome, Thyroid Cancer (alt specific ribbon) and Victims of 9/11.

Lavender Ribbon: Cancer (unspecified), Caregiver Appreciation, Epilepsy (alt purple), Foster Care, Gynecological Cancer, Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis, Infantile Spasms & Rett Syndrome

Pearl Ribbon: Emphysema, Lung Cancer, Lung Disease, Mesothelioma, Multiple Sclerosis & Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia

Silver Ribbon: Brain Disabilities, Brain Disorders, Campaign for the Brain, Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT), Disabled Children, Dyslexia, Elderly Abuse, Encephalitis, Niemann-Pick, Parkinson's Disease, Schizophrenia, Sciatic Pain, VACTERL & Young Onset Parkinson's Association (YOPA)

Blue Ribbon: Alopecia, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS), Anti-Bullying, Apraxia, Arthritis, Brachial Plexus Injuries, Child Abuse, Childrenís Healthy Weight, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Colitis (alt purple), Colon Cancer (alt brown), Colorectal Cancer (alt brown), Crime Victim's Rights, Crohn's Disease (alt purple), Cru du Chat Syndrome, Drowning Awareness, Dysautonomia, Dystonia, Drunk Driving, Education, Epstein-Barr Virus, Erb's Palsy, Familial Polyposis (alt brown), Free Speech, Foster Care Awareness, Guillain Barre Syndrome, Hydrocephalus (US), Huntington's Disease, Hurricanes, Hystiocytosis, Ichthyosis, Interstitial Cystitis, Langerhans Cell Hystiocytosis, Leukodystrophies, ME/ CFIDS, Myositis, Police Lost in Line of Duty, Prevent School Violence, Osteogenesis Imperfecta (IO), Pompe Disease (also denim blue), Restless Legs Syndrome, Steven Johnson Syndrome, Teens against Smoking, Transverse Myelitis, Victim's Rights, Victims of Hurricane Katrina, Save the Music, Water accidents, Water Quality, Water Safety and West Nile Virus.

Navy Blue Ribbon: Alopecia, ARDS, Arthritis, Child Abuse, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Colitis, Colon Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Crime Victimís Rights, Crohnís Disease, Drowning, Education, Epstein-Barr Virus, Erbís Palsy, Free Speech, Guillain Barre Syndrome, Huntingtonís Disease, Hurricane Katrina, Death of Police Officer on Duty, Mastocytosis, Rectal Cancer, Restless Legs Syndrome, Teens against smoking, Victimís Rights, Water accidents, Water Quality & Water Safety.

Light Blue Ribbon: Addisons Disease, Behcets Disease, Chronic Illness, Cushing Syndrome, DiGeorge Sequence, Graves Disease. Hyperaldosteronism, Hydrocephalus, Klinefelter's Syndrome, Lymphedema, Men's Health, Pro Choice, Prostate Cancer, Scleroderma, Shprintzen Syndrome, Spay or Neuter Pets, Thyroid Disease, Trisomy 18 and Velo-Cardio Facial Syndrome

Yellow Ribbon: Adenosarcoma, Adoptive Parents, Amber Alert, Bladder Cancer, Canadian Cancer Society, Carbon Monoxide Poisoning, Complementary / Alternative Medicine, Endometriosis, Equality, Ewings Sarcoma, Gulf War, Hydrocephalus (Int'l), Liver Cancer, Liver Disease, Missing Children (alt green), Myxoid Liposarcoma, Osteosarcoma (Alt Gold), Obesity, POW/MIA (alt black), Remembrance, Sarcoma, Spina Bifida, Suicide Awareness & Troop or Military Support

Cream Ribbon: Paralysis, Spinal Cord Injuries, Spinal Disorders and Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Light Green Ribbon: Celiac Disease, Chronic pelvic Pain, Human Papilloma Virus and Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD)

Black & White Ribbon: Anti-Racism, Carcinoid Cancer, Diversity, Gifted Education, Transitions and Vaccine Awareness.

Orchid & Orange Ribbon: Eczema & Psoriasis.

Blue & Yellow Ribbon: Designated Drivers, Down Syndrome and Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.

Blue & Purple Ribbon: Pediatric Stroke & Rheumatoid Arthritis

Blue & Red Ribbon: Congenital Heart Defects and Disease (alternate red), Hypo plastic left heart Syndrome, Olser Weber Rendu Syndrome (HHT), Noonan's Syndrome, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Rare Lung Diseases and SADS.

Red & White Ribbon: Aplastic Anemia, DVT, Head and Neck Cancer, Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia, Oral Cancer and Squamous Cell Carcinoma.

Teal & Purple Ribbon: Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault.

Purple & Yellow Ribbon: Autoimmune Hepatitis, Chemical Injury and the relationship between Lupus and Endometriosis.

Red & Yellow Ribbon: Hepatitis C, HIV/HCV Co-Infection and Surviving family members of Suicide victims.

Teal & White Ribbon: Cervical Cancer

Rainbow Ribbon: Adrenocortical carcinoma, Gay Pride, Same Sex Marriage.

Black & Pink Ribbon: Loss of a Sister, Loss of a female child, mourning a sister, mourning a daughter.

Black & Blue Ribbon: Loss of a Brother, Loss of a male child, mourning a brother, mourning a son.

Periwinkle Ribbon: Acid Reflux, Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Eating Disorders, Eosinophilic Disorders, Esophageal Cancer, Gastric Cancer, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease(GERD), Irritable Bowel Syndrome(IBS), Pulmonary Hypertension, Small Intestine Cancer & Stomach Cancer

Lou Gehrig Ribbon - White with Navy Pin Stripe - Specifically done for Lou Gehrig Disease.

Juvenile Diabetes Ribbon - Grey ribbon with Red heart

Thyroid Cancer Ribbon - Pink, Purple & Teal

Black & Red Ribbon - Murder Victim's, Murdered Children, Loss of a Fire fighter on Duty

Latex Allergy Ribbon - Red & Pearl - Specifically made for this cause

Red & Grey - Awareness of Crystal Meth addiction (designed by Families in the Fire to help promote the awareness of this very dangerous drug addiction.)

Gold & Silver - Hearing Disorders, Hearing Impairments, Meniere's Disease and Tinnitus.

Burgundy & Ivory - Oral head and Neck cancers, Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Throat Cancer, Laryngeal Cancer and Pharyngeal Cancer.

Orchid - Testicular Cancer

Orange & White - Bicycle Safety & Bike Helmet Safety

Turquoise - Addiction Recovery, Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH) (alt Pink & Blue), Interstitial Cystitis (alt Blue), Native American Reparation and Renal Cell Carcinoma (Alt Green).


Mint Green - Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease, Congenital hepatic Fibrosis, Genetic Disorders and Ivemark Syndrome.

Periwinkle & White - Esphogeal Atresia/Treacheoesphogeal Fistula 9EA/TEF

Amber - Appendix Cancer

Marigold, Blue & Purple - Bladder Cancer

Zebra Stripe: Ehlers Danlos Syndrome

Blue & Green: Psuedo Tumor Cerebri aka intracranial hypertension

Purple & Green: Sticklers Syndrome



Below are ribbon colors that we have been asked to display. At this time, these ribbon combinations are not available through our company.



White & Red Polka Dots: Auto immune progesterone dermatitis

Purple & White Stripe: Relapsing Polychondritis

Cranberry: Fibromyalgia

White with Violet Polka Dots: Cold Uticaria

Blue, Pink & Yellow w/clouds: Congenital Diaphramic Hernia




While this list is not totally complete in listing all meanings, it does cover a very wide range of items that the colors are known for. If you find a reason missing from the color listing, please share it with me by e-mailing me at the e-mail address listed at the bottom of the page.

Is there a color ribbon you are looking for that you don't see? If so, let me know and I can work with my manufacturer to have the ribbon produced in the color you are looking for.

Questions? Comments? Please e-mail me at:

Sammie@RibbonsforaReason.com

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