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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: Featured Cities
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.
GM Design Center
Brushes With Cancer Detroit, 2020
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Brushes With Cancer Chicago, 2020
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Brushes with Cancer Austin Program Participants
Brushes With Cancer Austin, 2020
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When you share -
the world opens up”

Jenna Benn Shersher, Founder of Twist Out Cancer

Featured Artist Work

Sujata Gazder

“Sakura” / Chicago, Illinois

Liz Kuntz and Ricky Kimball

“Walking In, Walking Out” / Round Rock, Texas

Ishita Banerjee

“Our Tangled Stories” / Montreal, Canada

Featured Pages

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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Register for Our Virtual Twistshops
“Virtual Twistshops” are art therapy focused workshops that promote healing, relaxation and emotional recovery through art therapy based interventions. Topics change monthly. In this month's session we will explore "Exploring how to find value in your art making process and discovering the therapeutic benefits of paying attention to your choices, materials, and markings." Suggested materials include-Pen, Markers, Pencil, Paper, and Paint.
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Order your Resilient Facemasks!
In the wake of COVID-19, we are pivoting and providing Resilient Face-masks provided generously by our beloved partner Shop4ties. These masks meet CDC guidelines and are machine washable. Children and Adult sizes are available.
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Philly Health Hero

Founder Jenna Benn Shersher nominated for Health Hero 2019. Check out our News Blog.

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