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The Latest: Doctors remove Basso's testicle for tumor

CAUTERETS, France (AP) — The Latest from the 11th Stage of the Tour de France (all times local): ___ 8:50 p.m. Surgeons have removed the left testicle of two-time Giro d'Italia winner Ivan Basso, Alberto Contador's teammate who left the Tour this week after doctors diagnosed a tumor. Milan's San Raffaele hospital says the operation on Wednesday went well and the 37-year-old is "already in great condition" and will be discharged on Thursday. The hospital's statement says "the long-term prognosis for this type of testicular tumor is excellent." — By Andrew Dampf in Rome. ___ 8:35 p.m. The manager of Chris Froome's team suggests...

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