The Childhood Cancer Blog

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July 16, 2020

Tapping into your creative side is a great way to feel good on a Friday! This week, Feel-Good Friday coincides with World Emoji Day, the most expressive day of the year! Celebrated each year on July 17, World Emoji Day is the perfect day to express all the feelings and tell all the stories using your favorite emojis. 

Emojis have slowly become an integral part of our social language — everywhere! At Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, we are experts at turning lemons into lemonade and just about everything else, including emojis!

And today, in celebration of World Emoji Day,... Read More

July 10, 2020
You’re invited to dance with ALSF! To participate, follow @AlexsLemonade on TikTok, record your version of this dance and share it with #DanceWithALSF.   For every dance video that tags @AlexsLemonade and #DanceWithALSF, our national partner Northwestern Mutual will donate $20 to ALSF in honor of 20 years since our founder, Alex Scott, held her first lemonade stand.

You’re invited to dance with ALSF! To participate, follow @AlexsLemonade on TikTok, record your version of this dance and share it with #DanceWithALSF.

There is nothing like a little dancing to shake loose the negativity and bring out the joy. A few weeks ago, we challenged everyone to give a special TikTok dance a whirl. Supporters, childhood cancer heroes and SuperSibs all joined in the fun and they are not stopping! (Read more below about how you can dance to help fight childhood cancer). 

This Feel-Good Friday, meet four Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) hero families, who certainly make us feel better when they are dancing:

1.    Eden and Mya At 10 years old, Eden fought a cancer so rare it had no name, and so... Read More

July 10, 2020
Taylor was just 11 years old when she was diagnosed with osteosarcoma.

Taylor was just 11 years old when she was diagnosed with osteosarcoma.

Taylor was just 11 years old when she was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a bone cancer and one of the most common types of pediatric sarcomas. 

Treatments seemed to work for a little while, but then the cancer spread to Taylor’s lung. After the lung was removed, Taylor enrolled in a clinical trial at Texas Children's Hospital that was made possible by an infrastructure grant from Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF). Her family then waited, desperate for a cure. 

The... Read More

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