What is the correct color for a leukemia awareness ribbon?

My cousin died of leukemia last year at age two and we are going on the Light the Night walk this year so I wanted to make a special shirt/some tribute art for leukemia awareness.

Now, I have researched the possible colors but can't find a definite answer. I have read that colors can range from purple, orange, lime green, and striped red-and-white for leukemia.

Could anybody please shed some light on which color would be the correct color to use?

I think she had some form of lymphoma also, and I'm not sure if that factors into the decision of a color choice.

Can anyone help? This means a lot to my family and I and I would like the answer to be as accurate as possible.

Here are some links you might find useful for your answer:

Light the Night - http://www.lightthenight.org/

The foundation set up for my cousin - http://www.theshelbyrfoundation.org/meetshelby/abo...

http://www.theshelbyrfoundation.org/

A journal written by my aunt about Shelby's struggle- http://caringbridge.org/visit/shelbyr

Thank you so much. I appreciate it. :)

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  • mcb930
    Lv 5
    1 decade ago
    Best Answer

    The "color" for Lukemia awareness bracelets and the like is orange.

    Lymphoma's "color" is green.

  • Teresa
    Lv 4
    4 years ago

    Great Question, I don't know if the drivers do (wear colored ribbons for cervical cancer awareness), but I think teal/green would look great as a paint scheme on some drivers cars. I am glad you made it through your ordeal with cervical cancer and are alive! You are a great friend (with great avatars too) and y/a nascar section would be lost with out you. I remember the pink breast cancer cars from September and a lot of crew and drivers wore pink ribbons. (Sadler and Kyle Busch had the best pink paint scheme cars I think)

  • 1 decade ago

    green or orange can be used for luekemia

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