<div class="img-caption-wrap img-caption-wrap-left"> <img alt="Yuvraj Singh: I don't want to think about cancer relapse" src="https://st2.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/cricket/7ad419529e88cd28f654becb1d4cccb0.jpeg" title="Yuvraj Singh: I don't want to think about cancer relapse" /> <p class="imgcaptionnew" style="width:585px;"> Yuvraj Singh said it was important that cancer patients visit the right doctors and get the right treatment © AFP</p> </div> <strong>Kolkata: Jan 2, 2013</strong><br /> <br /> <a href="/tags/India/post" target="_blank">India</a>'s flamboyant all-rounder <a href="/tags/Yuvraj-Singh/post" target="_blank">Yuvraj Singh</a>, who has returned to the game after a successful battle with cancer on Wednesday, said he kept the thought of relapse of the disease away from his mind.<br /> <br /> "Every survivor has this at the back of his mind. Aap ne to darai diya mujhe relapse bolke (you have frightened me by talking of relapse). I don't want to think about relapse," Yuvraj said at a programme when asked what would be his message to cancer survivors who may suffer a relapse.<br /> <br /> Yuvraj said it was important that cancer patients visit the right doctors and get the right treatment.<br /> <br /> Diagnosed with a stage-1 cancerous tumour in his left lung in 2011, Yuvraj had to undergo a rigorous chemotherapy regime in the US before making his international comeback in a Twenty20 match in September against <a href="/tags/New-Zealand/post" target="_blank">New Zealand</a>.<br /> <br /> Describing 2011 as the most crucial but unpredictable year of his life, Yuvraj said while he was a part of the Indian team that won the World Cup, he was also diagnosed with the dreaded disease.<br /> <br /> "I got diagnosed with cancer. It's very difficult to get out of it. I am very happy I could come out," said the southpaw.<br /> <br /> He said now his first priority was to perform and improve.<br /> <br /> "My priority now is my performance, how to go about my business ... better my performance. I look forward. I am positive."<br /> <br /> Yuvraj said he would miss "elder brother"<a href="/tags/Sachin-Tendulkar/post" target="_blank"> Sachin Tendulkar</a> in the Indian dressing rooms during the One-Day Internationals. Tendulkar last month announced his retirement from ODIs.<br /> <br /> "I am very sad that I will miss Tendulkar in the ODI dressing room. He is such a great player. But we (the players) will talk about his contribution to Indian cricket."<br /> <br /> "Apart from that, he is a great man. Someone we always look up to. He was like an elder brother," Yuvraj added.