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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.

Brushes With Cancer Midwest Region 2021

Honors Thad Wong & Emily Sachs Wong of @Properties

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Featured Events and Initiatives
Virtual Twistshop-Sound Bowl Meditation
Wednesday November, 10th 7:00-8:00pm CST with Jay Taylor
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Weekly Meditation Series
Dr. Ruth Mayer and Lisa Kawalec on Thursdays at 7:00 pm EST.
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The Remembering
Twist Out Cancer and Dreame Present " The Remembering" A Virtual Program Focused on Collective Grief. Featuring Jenna Benn Shersher, Twist Out Cancer, Sharonna Karni Cohen, Dreame, Ethan Zohn, Philanthropist, and Rabbi Lizzi Heydemann
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Virtual Twistshop- Self Soothing Through the Senses
Thursday, December 9th from 6:30-7:30 CST with Noah Plotkin and Mignon Dupepe
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A Message From Our Founder

Why Brushes with Cancer is Virtual with a Physical Art Installations.

What to Expect

at Brushes with Cancer Hybrid Events

Twist Celebrates 10 Years!

Can you believe that Twist Out Cancer Turns 10 this year? To honor the last 10 years we have launched an art contest to showcase the mission and work of Twist.

Winning artist will receive a $100 gift card to Amazon and have their work of art transformed into items that will be featured on the Twist Out Cancer Shop.

Applications are now open!

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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

Brushes with Cancer Mosaic

Contribute to the Northeast Brushes with Cancer mosaic by adding your photo and story here.

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