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can you get testicular cancer from riding a bike over long period? time.

Old 08-12-20, 10:54 AM
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can you get testicular cancer from riding a bike over long period? time.

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Answer should be no
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Old 08-12-20, 11:11 AM
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Are you trying to get your post count up so you can post pictures?
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Old 08-12-20, 11:12 AM
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A quiz!! What about hemorrhoids, erectile disfunction, yeast infections and athlete's foot? Great thread, welcome to BF
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Listen to what the pros say...

Andreu testified that while visiting Armstrong in the hospital for treatment of testicular cancer in 1996, Andreu overheard Armstrong tell his oncologist that he had used “steroids, testosterone, cortisone, growth hormone and EPO [an illegal performance-enhancing drug].” [prior to having been diagnosed]

And yes, he also rode a bicycle. So there...
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Old 08-12-20, 11:42 AM
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Nope.
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Old 08-12-20, 11:45 AM
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Riding bikes, ok. Eating or smoking bikes, not ok.
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Old 08-12-20, 12:16 PM
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Only prostate cancer. Regular cycling helps keep you alive until you get it (if you're shooting to be an old man).
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Are you trying to get your post count up so you can post pictures?
Pictures of what? I hope not pertaining to this topic.
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Old 08-12-20, 12:38 PM
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Everything causes cancer. Especially in California apparently...
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If you're not Lance Armstrong..
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Old 08-12-20, 01:10 PM
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Originally Posted by NewbieBlker View Post
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Answer should be no
Please stop.
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Old 08-12-20, 01:38 PM
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^^Yep, inauspicious start at BF....
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Old 08-12-20, 02:05 PM
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Originally Posted by NewbieBlker View Post
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Answer should be no
According to Joe Jackson,

Everything gives you Cancer....
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I think that it might be a more prudent question to ask your doctor. I personally would be inclined to trust my medical professionals opinion over someones opinion on a forum. Again IMO.
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Old 08-12-20, 02:57 PM
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Everything causes cancer. Especially in California apparently...
LOL, That is a documented fact!
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Just ride your bike and don't worry about it.
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Old 08-12-20, 04:35 PM
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Skin cancer too; perhaps consider riding at night
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Old 08-12-20, 07:26 PM
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Testicular Cancer

I got it at age 56, which is later than normal. I asked all my doctors and all told me that it was unrelated to cycling. Cause was basically bad luck.

Do check the size of them from time to time. You start getting a big one: go straight to your urologist.

Fortunately, 80% are cured by simple removal. I was in the 20% that require chemo. Survival rates are very good for testicular cancer.
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Old 08-12-20, 07:35 PM
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Survival rates are very good for testicular cancer.
...unless you're that testicle. Glad to hear you're doing well, though! Keep at it.
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Unless you are rubbing the chain & its grease on your sack while riding, my answer is a no.
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Unless you are rubbing the chain & its grease on your sack while riding, my answer is a no.
Challenge accepted.
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Old 08-13-20, 05:26 AM
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Challenge accepted.
Pictures or it didn't happen.... just kidding.
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Originally Posted by flangehead View Post
I got it at age 56, which is later than normal. I asked all my doctors and all told me that it was unrelated to cycling. Cause was basically bad luck.

Do check the size of them from time to time. You start getting a big one: go straight to your urologist.

Fortunately, 80% are cured by simple removal. I was in the 20% that require chemo. Survival rates are very good for testicular cancer.

Sincerely, thanks for saying this in what was a bad joke thread. Always good to be reminded not to ignore symptoms because you're the "wrong" age.
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