Ten big facts about Yuvraj Singh and his illness

Updated: 06 February 2012 21:20 IST

Yuvraj Singh is expected to resume training in ten weeks, according to his oncologist who spoke to members of the press on Monday. Here are ten facts about Yuvraj's illness, his recuperation and how the ace cricketer is dealing with his condition.

Ten big facts about Yuvraj Singh and his illness

New Delhi:

Yuvraj Singh is expected to resume training in ten weeks, according to his oncologist who spoke to members of the press on Monday. Here are ten facts about Yuvraj's illness, his recuperation and how the ace cricketer is dealing with his condition. (Your message for Yuvraj's health and recovery)

1 Yuvraj is suffering from a rare type of seminoma (germ cell tumour). His doctor says association with the term cancer is negative.

2 The condition of the flamboyant batsman is fully curable and he will undergo therapy for nine weeks.

3 Yuvraj Singh's father has said that his son is responding well to treatment. Adds that a doctor in Boston has assured Yuvraj that he will be sent back to India as a champion.

4 According to oncologist Nitish Rohatagi, Yuvraj shall be able to resume training in ten weeks.

5 Yuvraj is believed to be spending his time reading books including the autobiography of Lance Armstrong.

6 Yuvraj is also spending his time playing video games and by taking walks. Takes the occasional jog as well.

7 The cricketer is mentally tough and has come to terms with his condition.

8 According to Rohatagi, the cricketer's physical condition is not the same as it was this time last year but is doing much better than other patients who suffer from the same condition.

9 His team of doctors in India are in close contact with doctors in Boston.

10 Yuvraj has been in USA since last month

 



Topics : Cricket Gary Kirsten Yuvraj Singh Anil Kumble Yograj Singh
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