Spryliving.com–Top Breast Cancer Fundraisers

October 9, 2012

It’s difficult to find someone who isn’t touched by breast cancer. The disease is so widespread, with about 226,870 new cases of invasive breast cancer in women in 2012 alone, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS). Now for the positive news: Breast cancer death rates have been going down—most likely the result of early detection and better treatment—with more than 2.9 million survivors in the U.S. There is no doubt that the many breast cancer awareness organizations, campaigns and individual fundraisers have made a huge impact. Here are the stories of a select few of those ‘real people’ who are making a huge difference in this fight.