Breast Cancer Review

Breast Cancer Jewelry

Several breast cancer organizations have online gift shops where breast cancer jewelry and other items may be purchased that raise awareness of breast cancer or affirm support of the breast cancer “movement.”

The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation has several items from which it uses the proceeds toward its many projects. One of the items, the pink bracelet, is often sold out because of the large support base it has found. The pink bracelet, like the pink ribbon, proclaims the wearer’s support for breast cancer awareness and for the fight against breast cancer.

The Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation also has a pink bracelet which was started by fans of Melissa Ethridge after she was diagnosed with breast cancer. One manufacturer offers its bracelets for sale and donates part of the proceeds to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Evelyn Lauder’s Breast Cancer Research Foundation has pink ribbons very prominently displayed on Estee Lauder make-up counters.

There are many other types of breast cancer jewelry and other items for sale that can be grouped into this section. One manufacturer of porcelain, Lenox, makes both a bud vase tied with a pink bow and a pin/pendant and sells it through, allowing the proceeds to be used for the nonprofit educational organization. Even Avon Products has started a few breast cancer jewelry items in their online site.

No matter the item, if it relates to the pink bow or to breast cancer, it is a positive affirmation of the goals needed to encourage medical progress toward greater probability of overcoming breast cancer in the near future.

Janet Brown is a medical writer and graduate of Loyola University New Orleans. Her personal experiences with breast cancer have drawn her to her current work developing breast cancer patient education and awareness materials. She currently lives in Georgia.

Breast Cancer Resources

American Cancer Society

People Living With Cancer

United States National Library of Medicine

National Breast Cancer Foundation

Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation

Health Coverage from Health Insurance .org

WebMD Health

Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation

National Cancer Institute

Breast Cancer Research Foundation

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Y-ME National Breast Cancer Foundation

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania

Inflammatory Breast Cancer Research Foundation

Women’s Information Network Against Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer

Cancer News On the Net

Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition

Mothers Supporting Daughters With Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer Online

National Breast Cancer Coalition

Breast Cancer Fund

Breast Cancer Action

Breast Cancer Care

Breast Cancer Campaign

Cancer BACUP

Canadian Breast Cancer Network

Breast Cancer Society of Canada

Breast Cancer Action – Ottawa

Info Breast Cancer

Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation

National Breast Cancer Centre

National Breast Cancer Foundation

New South Wales Breast Cancer Institute

Cancer Fundraising Walks
Breast Cancer Foundations
Susan G. Komen
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
Breast Cancer Runs
Awareness Jewelry
About Pink Ribbons
Breast Cancer Stamps


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