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Our Mission

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

Brushes With Cancer

Brushes with Cancer is a five 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.

Carlos Alfonso

Brushes With Cancer Southern Region
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Honor a Loved One with Art: Twist Out Cancer Partners with Dreame
Twist Out Cancer + Dreame

Through “In My Dreams, I Remember,” dreamers can create a custom piece of art, which includes choosing style and colors, uploading photos, and most importantly – sharing their memories of someone they lost. An artist will take this information and create a tableau of recollections, dreams, and memories to create a unique painting for them that will be framed and shipped to their home within two weeks of placing the order. Proceeds will be donated to Twist Out Cancer

Featured Events and Initiatives
Weekly Meditation Series
Dr. Ruth Mayer and Lisa Kawalec on Thursdays at 7:00 pm EST.
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Sunday Virtual Series: Self image + Intimacy + Communication
Sunday, February 6, 2022, 5:00 PM CST — Sunday, April 24, 2022, 6:00 PM CDT, 7:00 EST
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Twist Out Cancer + Stupid Cancer
Thursday 03/03/22 6:30 PM CST/ 7:30 PM EST/ 5:00PM GMT
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Featured In The News & Media
Walking in
Experiences With Cancer, Captured in Works of Art
NyTimes, August 26, 2020
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GM Employees Honor Cancer Survivors and Caregivers in New Art Exhibit
Hour Detroit, August 17, 2020
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'Twist Out Cancer' Pairs Artists With Survivors
NBC5 Chicago, October 14, 2019
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Check Out The Brushes with Cancer Impact Report Designed by Liska and Associates
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Check Out Twist Out Cancer's Feature in The Lancet Haematology!
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Explore the 2020 Annual Report created by Liska + Associates
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When you share -
the world opens up”

Jenna Benn Shersher, Founder of Twist Out Cancer

Featured Collaborations from Recent Cities
Brushes With Cancer

Chicago 2020

Austin 2020

GM Design Center 2020

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