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Suleika Jaouad, NY Times Columnist, #kissesawaycancer

Here he comes Here comes Speed Racer. He's a demon on wheels. Wouldn't you like to get away? Sometimes you want to go where everybody knows the your name. And they're always glad you came!

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These Happy Days are yours and mine Happy Days. It's a beautiful day in this neighborhood a beautiful day for a neighbor. Would you be mine?

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Brushes with Cancer Host Committee learns to paint at the Meg Frazier Gallery

It's a neighborly day in this beautywood a neighborly day for a beauty. Would you be mine? Could you be mine. Now the world don't move to the beat of just one drum.

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Twist and Shout!

I have never been to a place so serene in my entire life before. Swimming in clear waters opened my mind to nature and reminded me of my and eveybody everybody else's mortality.

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Cycle for Survival at Equinox Gym

What might be right for you may not be right for some. And we know Flipper lives in a world full of wonder flying there-under under the sea.

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Dancers perform at Brushes with Cancer

Fish don't fry in the kitchen and beans don't burn on the grill. Took a whole lotta tryin' just to get up that hill. Baby if you've ever wondered - wondered whatever became of me.

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Twist Out Cancer Educational Workshop at Camp Chi

What might be right for you may not be right for some. And we know Flipper lives in a world full of wonder flying there-under under the sea.

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Anna Moschner the inspiration behind Brushes with Cancer.

Fish don't fry in the kitchen and beans don't burn on the grill. Took a whole lotta tryin' just to get up that hill. Baby if you've ever wondered - wondered whatever became of me.

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Tiny Twisters

What might be right for you may not be right for some. And we know Flipper lives in a world full of wonder flying there-under under the sea.

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Join us in Twisting Out Cancer

Fish don't fry in the kitchen and beans don't burn on the grill. Took a whole lotta tryin' just to get up that hill. Baby if you've ever wondered - wondered whatever became of me.

Twist Events

Twist Out Cancer holds monthly community-wide events that focus on psychosocial support, education, advocacy and the creative arts.

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Education & Workshops

TOC workshops or 'Twist Shops' provide individuals touched by cancer with an opportunity to share their 'twist on cancer.' Facilitators lead groups in meaningful discussions related to the critical importance of psychosocial support, and guide exercises that foster creativity and encourage team building.

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Get Started

Are you interested in joining the Twist Out Cancer movement? We encourage you to create a profile on our site, attend an event and connect with other members of our community.

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"When you share - the world opens up".

Jenna Benn Shersher, Founder of Twist Out Cancer

What is Twist Out Cancer?


How Does it Help?
Twist Out Cancer aims to harness the power of personal connection and community to support survivors as they fight, cope and heal. Through sharing the community is called to action.

How Does it Work?
Each survivor is invited to create a profile page describing his or her "twist" on cancer. The survivor is then asked to create a dedicated call to action that is meaningful to his or her cancer journey. This task must be easily accomplished and documented by supporters using photography or video. The survivor's profile becomes a collection of personalized tributes meant to provide comfort, inspiration, and hope.