Twist Out Cancer In The News

Links To Media Articles

Portrait Of An Artist

North Shore Weekend, November 2, 2020.

 

Brushes with Cancer pairs artists with people affected by cancer to create unique and healing art

Good Day Chicago on FOX32, November 2, 2020.

 

Finding New Light

360 Magazine, November 9, 2020.

 

Fundraiser brings artists together with those touched by cancer

Chicago Daily Herald, November 10, 2020.

 

GM designer tells colleague’s caregiving story through 3-D art

The Oakland Press, September 21, 2020.

 

23 artists from General Motors Design Center create artwork for cancer program; Virtual Brushes With Cancer program scheduled for Friday night

WDIV-TV and Click on Detroit, September 25, 2020.

 

Brushes with Cancer Austin live virtual experience; Benefiting the mission and work of Twist Out Cancer

Mix 94.7, September 22, 2020.

 

Experiences With Cancer, Captured in Works of Art; The program Brushes With Cancer pairs patients with artists whose works make visible a disease that can be invisible and isolating

New York Times, September 12, 2019.

 

GM Employees Honor Cancer Survivors and Caregivers in New Art Exhibit; The auto company has teamed up with the nonprofit Twist Out Cancer for a virtual showcase

Hour Detroit website, August 17, 2020.

 

When You Share, The World Opens Up: Jenna Benn Shersher

The Science of Social Impact Podcast, July 8, 2020

 

Hello Gorgeous Podcast

Interview with Jenna Benn Shersher, February 12, 2020

 

Virtual Connection in a Time of Social Distance; Responding to the coronavirus, patient advocates and nonprofits expand existing outreach initiatives and launch new ones

Cancer Today Magazine, April 10, 2020.

 

Coronavirus Philadelphia: Twist Out Cancer Expanding Virtual Community To Help People Struggling With Anxiety

CBS Philadelphia, April 17, 2020.

 

Cancer Survivors Share Tips on How to Stay Resilient During Quarantine

Chicago Daily Herald, April 19, 2020.

 

Cancer Survivors Sharing Experience of Isolation and Loneliness to Help Community

FOX 7 Austin Texas, April 20 2020.

 

What if Art Is the Best Way to Tell a Cancer Story?

Philadelphia Magazine, November 12 2019.   

 

Twist Out Cancer to Provide Night of Hope With Art Exhibition & Gala

NBC Chicago, October 26, 2019

 

Midday Fix: Details on the 7th Annual Brushes With Cancer Art Exhibition & Gala

WGN-TV, October 23, 2019.

 

Twist Out Cancer’ Pairs Artists With Survivors

NBC Chicago, October 14, 2019

 

One Tank Trip: ‘Brushes with Cancer’ exhibit

WFMZ-TV Philadelphia, October 2, 2019 

 

Organization links artists with cancer survivors

FOX29 Philadelphia, September 16, 2019

 

Brushes With Cancer’ exhibit showcases artwork representing journeys with disease

ABC7 Chicago, November 2, 2019.

 

Brushes With Cancer

CBS Austin, October 14, 2019.

 

Austin artist and survivor create artwork with their ‘twist on cancer’

CBS Austin, September 27, 2019.

 

This Cancer Survivor Turned to Art for Solace During Treatment. Now She Runs a Program That Offers Creative Outlets for Those Affected by Cancer; Meet Jenna Benn Shersher, the founder of Twist Out Cancer

Philadelphia Magazine, September 5, 2019.

 

What if Art Is the Best Way to Tell a Cancer Story?

Philadelphia Magazine, November 12 2019.   

 

Twist Out Cancer to Provide Night of Hope With Art Exhibition & Gala

NBC Chicago, October 26, 2019

 

Midday Fix: Details on the 7th Annual Brushes With Cancer Art Exhibition & Gala

WGN-TV, October 23, 2019.

 

Twist Out Cancer’ Pairs Artists With Survivors

NBC Chicago, October 14, 2019

 

One Tank Trip: ‘Brushes with Cancer’ exhibit

WFMZ-TV Philadelphia, October 2, 2019 

 

Organization links artists with cancer survivors

FOX29 Philadelphia, September 16, 2019

 

https://www.wfmz.com/features/one-tank-trip/one-tank-trip-brushes-with-cancer-exhibit-1/1125342341

One Tank Trip: ‘Brushes with Cancer’ exhibit,” by Karin Mallett

 

Artists and Patients Share Their Twist on Cancer; Twist Out Cancer has paired those touched by cancer with an artist, who creates a unique piece of artwork that reflects on their individual journey with cancer,” 

Cure Today September 12, 2019.

 

This Cancer Survivor Turned to Art for Solace During Treatment. Now She Runs a Program That Offers Creative Outlets for Those Affected by Cancer; Meet Jenna Benn Shersher, the founder of Twist Out Cancer

Philadelphia Magazine, September 5, 2019.

 

“Share, Connect, Heal, Create, Repeat,” by Jenna Benn Shersher, Alana Dugandzic, and Jacqueline Carmody

Oncology Issues Journal, July/August 2019

 

Interview with August Spree and artist Kara Thomas

WDIV-TV,, July 27, 2019

 

Twist Out Cancer Presents Brushes With Cancer Preview

Picture This Post, July 10, 2019

 

Dealing With Cancer Through Art

Chicago Jewish News, October 19, 2018

 

Midday Fix: Details on Twist Out Cancer’s 6th annual Brushes With Cancer program

WGN-TV, July 16, 2018

 

Twist Out Cancer Connects Artists and Those Touched by Cancer

NBC10 – 02/12/2019

 

Reflective Art

Naperville Magazine – 12/01/2018

 

PRTV Special Interview – Gudrun Wu Snyder,

Chicago Phillipine Reports TV – 10/17/2018

 

Brushes With Cancer – Connecting, Sharing, and Healing Through Art,” by Cory Huff o Video interview with Jacqueline Carmody, LCPC, ATR-BC, and Twist Out Cancer Board Member

The Abundant Artist – 09/20/2018

 

Cancer Survivor Launches a Movement with a Twist

Forbes – 09/20/2018

 

Jenna Benn Shersher, Twist Out Cancer

Non Profit Leadership Podcast – 06/18/2018

 

Baring Her Lens: Rebecca Sigala uses boudoir photography as a platform for women’s empowerment,

Jerusalem Post – 04/18/2018

 

Before the News Reshet” featured Twist Out Cancer’s unique program’s impact in Israel.

Reshet Channel 13 In Israel – 03/08/2018

 

Brushes with Cancer le mardi 13 mars à Tel Aviv

Kef Israel – 03/08/2018

 

Non Profit Ally 084: From Survivor to Founder

Non Profit Ally – 03/08/2018

 

Meet Jenna Benn Shersher of Twist Out Cancer in the West Loop

Voyage Chicago – 03/06/2018

 

Meet Jenna Benn Shersher of Twist Out Cancer in West Loop

Voyage Chicago – 03/06/2018

 

Brushes with Cancer in Tel Aviv

Jerusalem Post – 03/01/2018

 

A Healing Kind of Art

Jerusalem Post – 03/01/2018

 

10 Campaigns that Rocked Giving Tuesday

Rootid – 11/27/2017

 

Support Those Affected By Cancer On Giving Tuesday By Making A Donation To Twist Out Cancer

Good Crowd – 11/21/2017

 

Brushes with Cancer Montreal

Senior Times – 11/17/2017

 

Brushes with Cancer Montreal – Applications available for Inspirations and Artists

Senior Times – 11/17/2017

 

Telling the story of the fight against cancer, one piece of art at a time

Glencoe News – 09/14/2017

 

Rick Kogan learns to ‘Do The Twist’ with Twist Out Cancer and their upcoming Brushes With Cancer event

WGN Radio – 09/04/2017

 

Brushes with Cancer celebrates life and art.

Chicago Tonight – 09/01/2017

 

Artists team with survivors to fight Cancer

ABC 7 – 08/20/2017

 

Bahamian Survivors Celebrate Their Journeys

Bahamian Tribune – 05/02/2017

 

Selfless snip: Donated hair offers freedom, confidence to people dealing with hair loss

Red Eye – 01/25/2016

 

Wedding, Career, Chemo: When Cancer Derails the Millennial Dream

Mashable – 03/26/2014

 

Can Twitter Cure Cancer? The Real Story of Social Media’s Impact on Cancer Patients

The Reno Dispatch – 09/27/2013

 

Twist Out Cancer Gets Big

Oy Chicago – 02/05/2013

 

Profile on Twist Out Cancer

Medill School of Journalism – 02/04/2013

 

Jenna Benn and Twist Out Cancer

Op/Ed News – 11/10/2012

 

Carrying Tom

Oy Chicago – 08/22/2012

 

Double Chai in the Chi

Oy Chicago – 07/17/2012

 

Innovative Methods- Twist Out Cancer

Institute for Medical Research- Israel and Canada – 07/04/2012

 

Social Media: A Mechanism to Effectuate Real and Meaningful Change

Huffington Post – 06/14/2012

 

Bald is Beautiful

CBS – 05/18/2012

 

Open Me Up And Look Inside

Huffington Post – 04/17/2012

 

Through Sharing Comes Hope

Oy Chicago – 04/03/2012

 

Seeing All My Colors Beyond the Shade of Grey

Huffington Post – 03/02/2012

 

A Series of Markers, Dates, Finish Lines and Moments in Time

Huffington Post – 01/23/2012

 

Hopes and Dreams and Everything in Between

Oy Chicago – 01/10/2012

 

What Was Lost is Now Found

Huffington Post – 12/20/2011

 

A Slow Exhale

Oy Chicago – 12/13/2011

 

Stirring Up Trouble

My Stupid Cancer Show – 11/14/2011

 

The Scars that Lie Beneath

Huffington Post – 11/08/2011

 

Waiting till 3:00

Oy Chicago – 11/02/2011

 

18, Chai, Life

Oy Chicago – 10/18/2011

 

Dear Tom

Huffington Post – 08/26/2011

 

Screw Cancer, Let’s Dance

South Florida Sun Sentinel – 08/22/2011

Dear Nonsense, I Missed You

Oy Chicago – 07/16/2011

Training Jenna Benn, An Imerman Angel, a Cancer Survivor

Chicago Now – 07/07/2011

The Unveiling

Oy Chicago – 06/28/2011