Updated: Mon, 06 Feb 2012 15:21:39 GMT

Yuvraj could return to cricket in 10 weeks

Star cricketer Yuvraj Singh, who has just been diagnosed with cancer, is responding to treatment very well. Speaking to reporters in New Delhi, Yuvraj’s doctors have confirmed Yuvi’s cancer is fully curable and that the cricketer should return to cricketing action in less than 3 months from now

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Yuvraj could return to cricket in 10 weeks

A day after reports relating to Yuvraj Singh's cancer came out in the open; the star batsman's panel of doctors have expressed satisfaction on his progress. At a media briefing in the national capital, doctors said, "We are very fortunate that Yuvraj's cancer was diagnosed very early and this is fully curable". The doctors added that Yuvi was mentally very strong through the period of crisis and that has helped immensely to start off the treatment process.

The doctors did not disclose the location where Yuvraj was being treated for but confirmed that the response from him very good. "As family members and Yuvraj himself are reluctant to divulge the details of his whereabouts, we are not in a position to tell you where he is currently receiving treatment but what we can tell you is that he is responding very well".

The doctors confirmed that the tumour was spotted very early in Yuvraj's lung and that he will need to undergo treatment for another 4 to 6 weeks. All things considered good, Yuvraj should resume his training in about 8 to 10 weeks. "At the moment, he has been advised rest and knowing Yuvraj the fitness freak, he is into light training and a bit of jogging but we do expect him to return to full training around Indian summer".

Speaking on how Yuvraj was feeling about the whole process, doctors said, "For the first few days, he didn't feel very good but now he has got accustomed to this. Yuvraj has shown tremendous courage and spirit and that is very helpful in the whole process".

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