The Childhood Cancer Blog

The Childhood Cancer Blog

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

October 9, 2020
  • Tony was just 2 years old when he battled neuroblastoma with his infant sister by his side. Now Tony is 16 years old; his sister Samantha is 14 years old. Tony has battled cancer two more times — and Samantha, remains right alongside him for support. 
  • Eli was 4 years old when his local children’s hospital ran out of options for treating his neuroblastoma. His family was desperate and the most promising treatment was 1,200 miles away from their home in Little Rock.
  • Taylor was in middle school when what seemed like a normal pain from sports turned out to be osteosarcoma. Front-line treatment failed to cure Taylor; but a clinical trial funded by Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation gave her a cure. 

Childhood cancer hero families are the bedrock of what Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) does every day. Started by a hero — Alex Scott — and propelled forward by the belief that the safer treatments and cures children need and deserve are possible, ALSF draws inspiration from the stories of regular families who are launched into extraordinary circumstances. 

Tony was just 2 years old when he battled neuroblastoma with his infant sister by his side. Now Tony is 16 years old; his sister Samantha is 14 years old. Tony has battled cancer two more times — and Samantha remains... Read More

October 2, 2020
alsf's virtual half marathon

This year has proven that we can do just about anything virtually — even run a half or full marathon on our own course! During The Million Mile in September, supporters went the extra mile (and even the extra 26.2 miles) to raise awareness (and funds!) to support childhood cancer research. 

I am literally sweating just thinking about all of those miles!

Here are the inspirational stories from our Million Mile participants who went the distance. And if these amazing stories leave you itching to lace up and run out, ... Read More

September 25, 2020

Every day is a feel-good day when you share walks, chats and cuddles with your furry friend! Meet some of the coolest dogs around that lend their own brand of furry support to Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation. A good dog is the perfect anecdote to a long week, a superior walking partner, the best listener and secret-keeper around and, of course, the snuggliest cuddle before you turn in for the night! 

Before you meet these lemonade loving pups, head over to Alex’s Shop and grab a Lemon... Read More

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