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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.


Check out our upcoming Twistshops!
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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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Twist Out Cancer and Living Beyond Breast Cancer Virtual Twistshop
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 at 6:00 CST/7:00 EST
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Join Twist Out Cancer and The Cancer Wellness Center for a collaborative Twistshop
Thursday, July 14, 2022 at 6:30 CST
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Learn about Twist Out Cancer's Covid-19 Policy
Featured In The News & Media
Seen Magazine
Experiences With Cancer, Captured in Works of Art
Seen Magazine, January, 31, 2022
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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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Explore the 2021 Annual Report created by Liska + Associates
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Check Out Twist Out Cancer's Feature in The Lancet Haematology!
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Check Out The Brushes with Cancer Impact Report Designed by Liska and Associates
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Add your photo to the Picture Mosaic!
We are so grateful for our partners at Picture Mosaic who have allowed us to connect our community with art! Join us!

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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