The Childhood Cancer Blog

The Childhood Cancer Blog

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

July 24, 2020
  • The Queen of Fundraising: Mrs. New Jersey
  • School spirit that knows no bounds: Southwest Elementary School
  • Celebrating Independence and Hope for Cures: The Adler Family

When I open the mail (whether traditional or electronic) from one of our supporters, it is always a feel-good moment. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, I've been sharing all the amazing mail we receive each week with the staff. It has been an uplifting and fun way to stay connected to each other and to motivate us to continue with our work helping dedicated supporters make a difference! I thought we would now start sharing with you, too.

Here are some stories from our creative supporters:

1.    Meet the Queen of Fundraising 

Miriam Silva, current reigning Mrs. New... Read More

July 23, 2020

Sarcomas are found in the bones and soft tissues of the body, and they make up about 15% of all childhood cancer diagnoses. But every sarcoma is not the same. There are over 100 different subtypes, including rhabdomyosarcoma, osteosarcoma and Ewing sarcoma. These types of pediatric sarcomas have five-year survival rates that range from 65-69%, and relapsed and metastatic sarcomas have an even poorer prognosis.  

Pediatric synovial sarcoma is a rare, soft tissue sarcoma that affects both children and adults and has a poor prognosis for those with recurrent or metastatic disease.... Read More

July 23, 2020

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) presents The Virtual Childhood Cancer Lecture Series to educate cancer researchers and advocates about recent developments in childhood cancer research and treatment. 

Presented by leaders in the field, this can’t miss round up of lectures is a great way to connect, collaborate and continue to build a childhood cancer knowledge base that can be applied to the lab, the clinic and in advocacy work. 

All lectures will be recorded. But, live participants can ask... Read More