Lance Armstrong is diagnosed with stage three testicular cancer. His last chemotherapy treatment was received on December 13, 1996. His cancer went into complete remission, and by January 1998 he was already engaged in serious training for racing, moving to Europe to race for the U.S. Postal team.
On October 2, 1996, Lance Armstrong was diagnosed with cancer. The rest is history. He was treated and returned to the upper echelons of cycling, winning the Tour of France a record 7 consecutive times.
Full name: Lance Edward Armstrong
According to Biography.com, Lance Armstrong was diagnosed in October 1996 with testicular cancer. By the time the doctors discovered the athlete’s cancer, it had already spread to his lungs, abdomen and lymph nodes. Initially, doctors gave Amstrong a 65 to 85 percent chance of survival. Continue Reading.
Lance Armstrong Shares His Struggle To Survive Cancer and Thrive! In 1996, his own aggressive form of testicular cancer metastasized into his lymph nodes, lungs and brain. Armstrong underwent two surgeries, one to remove his cancerous testicle and another to remove two cancerous …
This is what’s currently known. Armstrong was diagnosed in 1996, at the age of 25, with advanced stage testicular cancer that had metastasized to his lungs, abdomen and brain. Testicular cancer is one of the most curable types of cancer, with a 95 percent survival …
Oct 18, 2010 · Lance Armstrong. Armstrong’s cycling career was interrupted in 1996 when he was diagnosed with Stage 3 testicular cancer. As a result of his diagnosis, Armstrong formed the Lance Armstrong Foundation (now known as Livestrong) in 1997 to support people affected by cancer and to raise awareness.
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Lance Armstrong’s two greatest loves are cycling and the fight against cancer. Both of these are combined in a unique event called the Tour of Hope, a 3,500-mile bicycling trek across the United States.
Lance Armstrong (2012). “It’s Not About The Bike: My Journey Back to Life”, p.51, Random House I want to finish by saying that I intend to be an avid spokesperson for testicular cancer once I …
Lance Armstrong Press Conference. Statement – October 8, 1996 I would like to thank everyone for coming and for calling in to hear what I have to say today. I have some news regarding my health to share with you. On Wednesday, October 2nd, I was diagnosed with testicular cancer.
Lance Armstrong’s Self-Inflicted Cancer? Steven J. Milloy • September 14, 2006 Did the use of performance-enhancing drugs cause seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong’s testicular cancer?
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