A Lavender Ribbon brings awareness to All Cancers. This may acknowledge any of the cancers that do not have a specific awareness color, or it may be used to represent a variety of different cancers that families might have experienced.
What do the different colors of ribbons mean?
Black Ribbon. Black ribbons are used as general symbols for mourning, and you may see magnetic versions raising awareness for POW/MIA as an alternative to yellow. This color is used as a sign of mourning, but also represents melanoma awareness, sleep disorders, and gang prevention.
Is cancer black?
Almost everyone has some moles, and nearly all of them are harmless. A normal mole, like the one pictured here, is usually an evenly colored brown, tan, or black spot on the skin. It can be either flat or raised, round or oval. Melanoma is a cancer that begins in the cells that give skin its color.
What does the color blue mean?
Blue is the color of the sky and sea. It is often associated with depth and stability. It symbolizes trust, loyalty, wisdom, confidence, intelligence, faith, truth, and heaven. Blue is considered beneficial to the mind and body.
What is the blue cancer ribbon mean?
Light Blue Ribbon : Meaning: This color is a symbol of childhood cancer (alternative color: pink), prostate cancer, Trisomy 18, and scleroderma. Teal Ribbon : Meaning: This color is a symbol for ovarian, cervical, and uterine cancers as well as sexual assault, polycystic ovarian syndrome, and tsunami victims.