The Childhood Cancer Blog

The Childhood Cancer Blog

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February 24, 2021

In March, as the world locked down in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Lakelynn was rocketed into uncharted territory. 

In February 2020, 7-year-old Lakelynn’s normal routine included monthly plane rides from her home in Raleigh to Boston for her clinical trial treatment for a rare, inoperable sarcoma in her arm. 

Then, in March, as the world locked down in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Lakelynn’s routine had to change. Suddenly she was grounded in Raleigh, and while her Boston doctor made sure she could continue on the lifesaving clinical trial locally, the new hospital and new pandemic... Read More

February 17, 2021
alsf grant timeline

When Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) founder Alex Scott had a treatment that made her feel better, after months and years of feeling sick while in treatment for neuroblastoma, an idea formed: the money raised with a lemonade stand could help doctors figure out how to make other kids feel better too. 

That simple, but profound idea kicked off a movement to cure childhood cancer and in 2005, Alex’s front yard lemonade stand, became Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation. Today, ALSF has funded more than $150 million dollars in childhood cancer research, for a total of more than 1,... Read More

February 12, 2021

Valentine’s Day is a perfect opportunity to remind everyone in your life that you are thinking of them. There is nothing sweeter than icy cold lemonade combined with helping kids with cancer. This Valentine’s Day share your love with all the sweeties in your life by giving a gift that gives back! 

Here are five great gifts to share with your favorite people:

1.    Send a little sweetness to their mailbox.

It’s more important than ever to stay connected with friends and loved ones, both near and far. And what better way to show you care than by surprising someone... Read More