Monday, 6 February 2012

Yuvi has cancer,in US for chemotherapy since Jan

Chances Of Full Recovery Bright,Say Experts 

New Delhi: Indias World Cup hero and Man of the Tournament,Yuvraj Singh,has been diagnosed with cancer and is undergoing chemotherapy in the US,his physiotherapist revealed on Sunday.This was corroborated by sources in the family and in the Indian cricket board.
Yuvraj had earlier been detected with a tumour between his left lung and heart,which has since been termed malignant.
He is suffering from cancer and this is the first stage.Its curable and he will be fit to play in May.He will be back on the field very soon, his physiotherapist Jatin Chaudhary told TOI.BCCI officials,however,said the lay-off could be longer and that chemotherapy was scheduled to continue for nine weeks.
Family sources said Yuvi,who has made many comebacks into the Indian team,is determined to overcome the disease.They said the chemo sessions had begun and the cricketer had lost weight.He is showing the common after-effects of the treatmentloss of appetite and nausea.He is anxious but also keen to fight the ailment, a family source said.


Yuvraj has been in the US since January 26 for chemotherapy at Cancer Research Institute,Boston Tumour in lung detected earlier,now diagnosed as malignant.Doctor says parts of tumour are just above artery of heart,100% curable Physio Jatin Chaudhary says diagnosis delayed till Oct 2011 as first biopsy report was stolen,then an Indian hospital (unnamed) got diagnosis wrong.Finally,a Russian doc detected cancer Only player to hit 6 sixes in an over in T20,in Durban (Sept 19,2007).World record for fastest 50,in just 12 balls Man of the tournament in 2011 World Cup with 362 runs,15 wickets and 4 man of match awards

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