Ivan Basso deciding future after cancer surgery

Double Giro d'Italia winner Ivan Basso pondering his future in pro cycling after successful cancer surgery

Ivan Basso before the start of Stage 4 of the 2015 Tirreno-Adriatico

(Image credit: Watson)

Italian Ivan Basso, the 2006 and 2010 Giro d'Italia winner, is deciding whether he will return to racing after being diagnosed with cancer during the Tour de France last month.

Basso left the Tour after doctors discovered a cancerous tumour in his left testicle. He had successful surgery to remove it back home in Milan, but is waiting for the results of further checks to decide his future.

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