As a child, Jennifer was diagnosed with hepatoblastoma, a rare cancer that originates in the lobes of the liver. While in treatment, Jennifer’s nurse Pat Brophy, who was also ALSF Founder Alex Scott’s nurse, supported Jennifer and her parents through a scary, uncertain time. Pictured above, Jennifer and her nurse, Pat Brophy in 1995.
Welcome to The Childhood Cancer Blog
from Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation!
by Adam Paris
Eden is a 13 year old who loves to shoot photos and smile for her own snapshots. After being unable to walk or practice her favorite activity, dancing, for nearly a year, she was diagnosed at age 10 with a cancer no doctor had ever seen before. They tried standard chemotherapies for two different types of solid tumors similar to her cancer and after many months doctors deemed her cancer-free in March 2016.
Two years... Read More
Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) founder Alex Scott battled neuroblastoma. When she began hosting lemonade stands, her family thought Alex would want the money raised to help kids who were also diagnosed with neuroblastoma.
But Alex had other plans—she wanted to help all kids. Alex wanted to find cures for all types of childhood cancer. Alex knew that cures weren’t just for her. Cures are what every child deserves.
Every day, 36 children in the United States are diagnosed with cancer. Childhood cancer is not just one disease. There are... Read More