Leukemia is a very aggressive blood cancer that affects close to 45,000 people each year, including thousands of children. September is Leukemia Awareness Month, and organizations and groups around the country organize events to help raise awareness of this dangerous disease. Leukemia wristbands can help with many different types of fundraising and awareness campaigns.
Orange has become known as the recognized awareness color for leukemia. When you shop with AmazingWristbands.com, you can use our online wristband builder to create personalized leukemia wristbands. If your bands will be used for a large event, choose a general message, such as "Support Leukemia Awareness". Or, if you're creating custom bracelets for a specific person fighting leukemia, then you may want to use their name on your wristbands, such as "Go Team Daniel - Beat Leukemia!" Inspirational messages such as "Faith - Love - Hope" are also popular for leukemia wristbands.
According to Leukemia Lymphoma Society, symptoms of leukemia are common to other, less serious illnesses. This can make diagnosing leukemia early a challenge. Common symptoms include, fatigue, headaches, excessive bruising, joint pain, and overall achiness. Overall, leukemia has a survival rate of around 60%, with wide variations based on the specific sub-type. Some forms of leukemia have no effective treatment and no chance for a cure.
A popular nationwide awareness campaign for leukemia is the Light The Night campaign. People walk throughout the night, usually around a track, to raise money and increase awareness about leukemia. Our specialized glow-in-the-dark orange wristbands are perfect for Light the Night teams. Other ways to make your leukemia bracelets unique include adding glitter or a second color that is swirled or segmented. Other ways to customize your leukemia wristbands include:
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