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Filmmaker to document unique testicular cancer campaign

Filmmaker Thomas Cantley is planning to raise awareness of testicular cancer by pushing a giant rubber ball from Los Angeles to New York and then from Toronto to Halifax, documenting the journey in his documentary Ballsy. The film will also feature interviews with health care workers and cancer survivors along the way. Cantley was diagnosed with testicular cancer last year, at the age of 26.
April 26, 2010

Filmmaker Thomas Cantley is planning to raise awareness of testicular cancer by pushing a giant rubber ball from Los Angeles to New York and then from Toronto to Halifax, documenting the journey in his documentary Ballsy. The film will also feature interviews with health care workers and cancer survivors along the way. Cantley was diagnosed with testicular cancer last year, at the age of 26.

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Andrew Jeffrey joined Realscreen in 2021 as its news editor. Here, he helps to oversee assignment, reporting and editing for Realscreen's daily newsletter. Prior to his work covering documentary and non-fiction film and TV, he worked as a reporter and associate producer for CBC Edmonton, and as a reporter for The Star Calgary, where he covered daily news on beats such as local and provincial politics, health care and harm reduction, sports and education. His work has appeared in other Canadian news outlets such as TVO, the Edmonton Journal and Avenue Magazine.

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