Lance Armstrong is known as the man who has won the Tour de France 7 times.
He is also a man who, in 1996 has conquered testicular cancer and a tumor that metastasized to his brain, lungs and abdomen in 1996. His cancer treatments included brain and testicular surgery and extensive chemotherapy and his prognosis was poor. Despite all that, he won the Tour de France 7 consecutive years from 1999 to 2005, which makes him the most successful cyclist in the history of the Tour and an inspiration to hundreds of millions of people throughout the world.
Lance Armstrong retired from racing in 2005 at the end of the Tour de France and returned to competitive cycling in 2009 and is currently working towards being the leader in the current Tour.
He returned to cycling this year to fight against cancer. Apart from his love and passion for cycling, his mission is to fight against cancer on a worldwide basis and have world leaders commit to his fight.
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