The Childhood Cancer Blog

The Childhood Cancer Blog

Welcome to The Childhood Cancer Blog
from Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation!

August 18, 2020
childhood cancer hero cam

On August 18, 2020, the RACE for Children Act went into effect and requires pharmaceutical companies to evaluate new drugs in children with cancer as they develop drugs for adults.

The RACE Act, which was signed into law three years ago, makes it standard practice for all pharmaceutical companies to evaluate new molecularly targeted drugs and biologics “intended for the treatment of adult cancers and directed at a molecular target substantially relevant to the growth or progression of a pediatric cancer,” in both adult and pediatric studies. Ideally this act will accelerate the... Read More

August 14, 2020
the carpino family

The Carpino family has raised nearly $500,000 for ALSF. Pictured above, Anna and Mario Carpino.

Summer is slowly winding down, which means September is right around the corner! September brings with it Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and The Million Mile, Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation's month-long awareness and fundraising event. During The Million Mile, supporters everywhere log the miles they run, walk and ride, while fundraising to support childhood cancer research. September truly is the month when the world goes gold, together! 

Some days, it can be hard to get up and get moving (after all the couch is super... Read More

August 14, 2020
  • Rack up miles in September for kids with cancer
    You can rack up the miles this September and together, we can find cures for childhood cancer!
  • dogs can sign up for The Million Mile too
    Get your dog in on The Million Mile tracking fun!
  • lace up those sneakers
    Lace up those sneakers and get ready to track some miles.
  • The Million Mile logo
    You can join The Million Mile anytime in September and track your miles during the biggest childhood cancer awareness challenge!

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and around the now-virtual hallways of Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), it is also time for The Million Mile. The Million Mile is a virtual fundraising and awareness campaign that lasts the whole month of September. Supporters everywhere join together to log the miles that they walk, run and cycle, while raising funds for childhood cancer research.

In these days when we spend so... Read More