Quick Cancer Color Reference List:
Pink - Breast Cancer
Teal - Ovarian Cancer
Pearl - Lung Cancer
Purple - Pancreatic Cancer & Leiomyosarcoma
Orange - Leukemia & Kindey 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
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: Uterine Cancer & Endometrial 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, 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, Marker X Syndrome, Martin-Bell Syndrome, Myasthenia Gravis, Obessive-Compulsive Disorder, Ovarian Cancer, Panic Disorder, Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD), Polycycstic Ovarian Syndrome, Post Tramatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Progressive Supanuclear Palsy, Rape, Sexual Assault, Substance Abuse (alt Red), 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, 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, 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.
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 Syndrom, Self Injury & 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 & Victimís 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, 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), 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, 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), 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 and Water Safety.
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, 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, 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, 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 Snydrome, 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 Hepatits, 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's Ribbon - White with Navy Pin Stripe - Specifically done for Lou Gehrig's 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
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
Zebar Stripe: Ehlers Danlos 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 with Violet Polka Dots: Cold Urticaria
Please let us know if there are any ribbons you are looking for that are not mentioned above.
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.
Interested in purchasing ribbons for a Fund Raising event? Please contact me with information about your fund raising event and what you are looking for. It is possible to purchase large quantites of ribbons, bracelets and/or key chains for large discounted prices for your fund raising event.
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