Ivan Basso receives all clear after cancer treatment

Italian won't need any further treatment after being diagnosed with testicular cancer at the 2015 Tour de France

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

(Image credit: Watson)

Ivan Basso, winner of the 2006 and 2010 Giro d'Italia, will not have to undergo further treatment for the testicular cancer that doctors found during the Tour de France in July.

The Italian's Tinkoff-Saxo team posted the news yesterday on Twitter following another control.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.