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Twist Out Cancer provides psychosocial support to previvors, survivors & caregivers through creative arts programming which serves as a mechanism for healing.

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Brushes With Cancer
Brushes with Cancer is a four month program that matches those touched by cancer with an artist charged with creating a unique piece of artwork reflective of their journey with cancer.
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Northeastern Program: The program will begin at the end of March and the art exhibition and celebratory event will take place on Sunday, October 10, 2021 virtually and with a physical installation in the Northeastern part of the United States. Midwestern Program: The program will begin at the beginning of April and the art exhibition and celebratory event will place on Saturday, November 13, 2021 virtually and with a physical installation in the Chicagoland area. Southern Program: The program will begin at the beginning of July and the art exhibition and celebratory event will take place on Sunday, March 20, 2022 virtually and with a physical installation in the Southern part of the United States. Our Brushes with Cancer calendar is now officially set! Apply today to participate in the following programs.

Apply today to participate in Brushes with Cancer in 2021 and 2022!
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Apply today to one of our Brushes with Cancer Open Regional Programs!

Northeastern Program: The program will begin at the end of March and the art exhibition and celebratory event will take place on Sunday, October 10, 2021 virtually and with a physical installation in the Northeastern part of the United States.

Midwestern Program: The program will begin at the beginning of April and the art exhibition and celebratory event will place on Saturday, November 13, 2021 virtually and with a physical installation in the Chicagoland area.

Southern Program: The program will begin at the beginning of July and the art exhibition and celebratory event will take place on Sunday, March 20, 2022 virtually and with a physical installation in the Southern part of the United States.  Our Brushes with Cancer calendar is now officially set! Apply today to participate in the following programs.

Check Out The Brushes with Cancer Impact Report Designed by Liska and Associates
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the world opens up”

Jenna Benn Shersher, Founder of Twist Out Cancer

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The Knock Method Presents a virtual panel featuring social entrepreneurs from around the country who will discuss what it means to build an authentic career. Jenna Benn Shersher, Founder and CEO of Twist Out Cancer will be featured on February 9, 2021.
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Register today to participate in our Virtual Twistshop on February 25th
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Resilience
What people touched by cancer can teach us about surviving the coronavirus pandemic. We hope you will consider joining our campaign by submitting a one minute video that explores what resilience means to you.
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Ethan Zohn and Jenna Benn Shersher

Isolation Survival Guide
On Thursday, May 7th, Ethan Zohn, 2x cancer survivor and philanthropist and Jenna Benn Shersher, Founder and CEO of Twist Out Cancer held a fireside chat via livestream on survival strategies during COVID-19. To check out the recording click below.
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