Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation to Fund ‘Big Data' Cancer Research Initiative

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) unveiled plans Monday to open a bioinformatics lab that will use "big data" to advance the pace of childhood cancer research.

The Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania foundation also announced a commitment to doubling its investment for childhood cancer research projects and family services to $150 million in the next 5 years.

To date, Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, has raised more than $120 million, funding more than 550 pediatric cancer research projects nationally.

This announcements were made by Liz Scott, ALSF’s co-executive director, during the National Cancer Moonshot Summit in Washington, D.C.

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