Not only has this blogger mentioned our Turn it Teal Tuesday Challenge, but they managed to capture the same sentiments on which Take Back Teal is based. This blogger, who is based in Canada, sees the same imbalance of cancer awareness happening in her home, too. But, with hard work and unwavering perseverance, equality among women’s cancers will be a real and tangible thing.


I knew almost immediately after mom was diagnosed that I wanted to do more to raise awareness for gynecological cancers. So much has been done in recent years to bring breast cancer to the forefront and I wanted to do the same for this. But where to start? I thought I’d at least look for what the ribbon colour would be to represent gynecological cancer. That should be simple enough, shouldn’t it? A google search resulted in finding that it is teal…or lavender…or purple….or specific to uterine cancer, orange. What? Which is it? Predominantly, it seems that more sites suggest the colour that represents gynecological cancers is teal. The fact that there was such confusion over something as simple as the colour of the ribbon used to represent these forms of cancer just illustrates how minimal our awareness is! There is NO question when it comes to breast cancer. Little…

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