The Childhood Cancer Blog

The Childhood Cancer Blog

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from Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation!

December 15, 2020
  • Alex's Shop has the feel-good gifts everyone needs in 2020!
    Alex's Shop has the feel-good gifts everyone needs in 2020!
  • Don your tree with the 2020 ALSF Holiday Ornament.
    Don your tree with the 2020 ALSF Holiday Ornament.

We are in the holiday season and everyone always has that one person who is impossible to buy for! Don’t stress, because we’ve got you covered with the official Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) 2020 gift guide filled with the feel-good gifts everyone needs in 2020!

ALSF has the best holiday gifts that will delight everyone on your list and benefit childhood cancer research. Here are our six favorite things to give this holiday season:

1. Alex's Original Lemonade Stand 20th Anniversary Ornament... Read More

November 29, 2020
  • All of Quincy's milestones were made possible by childhood cancer research.
  • This Giving Tuesday, your donation can make milestones possible.

Quincy was just 4 months old when he was diagnosed with juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia (JMML), a rare type of leukemia that comes with a poor prognosis. 

First attempts at getting Quincy to reach remission and be well enough for a bone marrow transplant failed. He kept getting sicker and sicker. Because of an Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) Center of Excellence Grant, Quincy’s doctors at the University of California San Francisco had access to an advanced genetic test... Read More

November 28, 2020
  • kaela cruz
  • support ALSF on Giving Tuesday

I am currently a freshman in college, a cancer survivor and an amputee.

I was a normal kid until my life nearly ended when I was diagnosed with bone cancer the day before my 5th birthday. A few months later, I had an above the knee amputation on my left leg. I never thought that I was going to be considered one of the lucky ones.

I spent a lot of time in the hospital recovering from surgery. Life in a hospital was one thing, but outside it felt like it was me against the world. I was too young to process what self-love and appreciation meant, so everything presented itself... Read More