By Brooks Franciotti

Graphic showing light blue prostate cancer ribbons for prostate cancer awareness, men's health, and other diseases that typically affect men.

What Cancer Ribbon is Light Blue?

Light Blue ribbons represent prostate cancer awareness. The use of Light Blue for the Prostate Cancer ribbon dates back to the early 1990s and has been used to raise awareness for prostate cancer ever since.

Image of a prostate cancer awareness wristbandProstate Cancer 101

Statistically, roughly 1 in 8 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime, and prostate cancer is the second-highest cause of cancer-related death among men. (1)

Nearly 300,000 men are expected to be diagnosed with prostate cancer in the US this year. (1)

Raising Prostate Cancer AwarenessExample photo of a low price customized silicone wristband with a light blue ribbon prostate cancer awareness design to support, raise awareness for, and promote research for prostate cancer.

The light blue prostate cancer ribbon (along with other items bearing the light blue prostate cancer ribbon design) has become a common sight in the fight to raise interest in and promote research for prostate cancer.

Is there an awareness month for prostate cancer?

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month takes place every September. The event is marked by the wearing of light blue items, especially a light blue ribbon accessory or jewelry.

Throughout the month, wearing light blue helps to bring awareness and research to prostate cancer, the most common cancer (aside from non-melanoma skin cancer) among men. (2)

Graphic promoting a prostate cancer awareness month event

Are there other uses for the Light Blue Ribbon?

In addition to Prostate Cancer, light blue ribbons are also used to raise awareness and support for men's health in general, as well as to support and fight some childhood cancers.

Inset example of the light blue prostate cancer ribbon used to raise awarenessLight Blue Ribbons: Quick Facts

  • Ribbon Color: Light Blue

  • Pantone Code: 292c

  • Hex Color Code: #69B3E7

  • Rapidwristbands Color: Light Blue

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