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The Sean Kimerling Testicular Cancer Foundation Brings Awareness with a Twist
The Valentine’s Day Check

New York, NY - Every hour of every day one man in the United States is diagnosed with testicular cancer. It is not one of the cancers you hear people talking about.  Why is that?  It needs to be discussed, as men are needlessly dying from a disease that’s up to 99% curable when found early.

The Sean Kimerling Testicular Cancer Foundation would like to change that, with humor. Cancer may not be funny, but showing men how to properly "Check ‘Em” and making Testicular Cancer less taboo of a topic sure can be. We teamed up with a comedian on the rise, Jessimae Peluso and Ditch Films to help make "Be A Man. Self Exam" a household name with a new video called The Valentine’s Day Check

About The Sean Kimerling Testicular Cancer Foundation:

The Sean Kimerling Testicular Cancer Foundation is dedicated to raising Awareness of testicular cancer and the importance of early diagnosis and treatment, providing Answers, and promoting Action in the fight against testicular cancer. The foundation was formed in 2003 in memory of Sean Kimerling, the Emmy Award winning sportscaster and pre-game announcer for the NY Mets. Sean died at the age of 37 from testicular cancer.  Headquartered in New York City, the Sean Kimerling Testicular Cancer Foundation is registered 501(c)(3) public charity, recognized nationally as a key resource in the fight against testicular cancer. For more info please visit

About Ditch Films:

Ditch Films is the production team of director Jesse Scaturro and comedian Yannis Pappas. Ditch is a full service production company specializing in creating and producing original programming, short and long-form narratives, commercials and branded content.

About Jessimae Peluso:

Jessimae Peluso is a NYC based Stand up Comedian/Actress and recent Testicular Cancer Awareness advocate.  Jessimae is “a bottle rocket with a pulse,” headed in only the expected, upward trajectory of a firecracker, and ready to explode.  She's been featured on Tru TV's All Worked up, The Tyra Banks show and can be seen on MTV's Girl Code, due out in April.