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Cancer survivors share experiences

Updated: December 16, 2006, 7:41 PM ET
By George J. Tanber | Special to ESPN.com

The announcement Saturday by Boston Bruins rookie Phil Kessel that he had surgery for testicular cancer Monday adds the 19-year-old center to a lengthy list of athletes who have had the illness. Most of them have resumed productive careers.

Particularly notable is Lance Armstrong, who won the Tour de France seven consecutive times, from 1999-2005, after he recovered from testicular cancer.

In the past several days, ESPN.com has conducted exclusive interviews with several athletes ...

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