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Homestead Cancer Society presents for Breast cancer awareness month

CONTINUING THE TRADITION: From left: Tamra Tawakol (10), Surbhi Yadav (10), Bebel Yen (10), Khushi Thapa (11). According to Cure, in the early 1990s ribbons were first used to represent cancer awareness. Today, the practice still continues with ribbons in a multitude of colors.

By Dexter Tatsukawa

November 6, 2019

Ribbons have been a symbol of cancer awareness for decades. According to cancer magazine, these ribbons originated in the early 1990s.  Although today pink is the most recognizable color, a number of colors can be used to bring awareness to the many types of cancer. In its ribbon making event, Homestead Cancer Society ...