Yuvraj in safe hands, says Dr. Lalmalani

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Published: Saturday, February 11, 2012, 12:57 [IST]
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Yuvraj treated by best cancer doctor

New Delhi, Feb 11: India's leading urologist, Dr. J G Lalmalani has said, Yuvraj Singh is being treated by the best cancer doctor in the world, which has been a sign of relief, as fans throughout the country have been praying for Yuvraj's speedy recovery.

"I have had some patients treated by Dr Lawrence Einhorn. The results of chemotherapy are excellent life long. The downside is the many side effects," Dr. J G Lalmalani said.

This indeed increases faith amongst his followers as they await his arrival on the cricket field.

However, the specialist doctor has also spoken about the tumour, and the methods or therapies used to remove the same in order to cure the patient from this deadly disease.

"Usually the tumour starts from the testicles and spreads to the lymph nodes, lungs and needs removal of the testicle, chemotherapy and sometimes also surgery and radiation for the lymph nodes."

If this is part of the testicular cancer causing metastasis in the lungs, Dr Einhorn is the best guy," Dr Lalmalani added.

Interestingly, Lance Amstrong, a popular cyclist, who has won the Tour de France a record of seven consecutive times, was diagnosed with testicular cancer at the age of 25, in October 1996. It was a stage three testicular cancer, wherein the cancer had spread to the lungs, abdomen and brain.

Dr. Einhorn, was one of the doctors in the medical team that successfully treated Amstrong. Dr. Lalmalani further states that his patients have been cured by this famous doctor.

He also told that Dr. Einhorn has created a major program in clinical investigation and has been credited with major advances in the curative treatment of this cancer, notably in the clinical use of platinum-based chemotherapy. "The drug is called cisplatinum and is very effective," Dr Lalmalani confirmed.

Now, with this information, most of the fans will be relieved, as they know that their favourite batsman in safehands.


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