Living Strong Living Well: a strength and fitness program for cancer survivors by Joyce Hanna
After surviving testicular cancer, which spread to his brain, abdomen and lungs, Lance Armstrong climbed into cycling’s elite class in 1999 by winning the prestigious Tour de France championship. Earlier this year, Armstrong celebrated his record sixth straight victory in this race. He is physically and mentally stronger today, he says, than before his 1996 cancer diagnosis. Many people do not realize that Armstrong is not alone in making a strong comeback from cancer.