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Former South African Cricket Captain Clive Rice Wins a Second Innings in Life at HCG

March 23, 2015 - Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Business Wire India
Former South African cricket captain Clive Rice who was down at HCG for a treatment successfully returns home after a CyberKnife Robotic Surgery which proved effective for his brain tumour. The 65 year old former cricketer suffered a black out at his Johannesburg home before consulting a doctor who referred him for the surgery at HCG.

A great all-rounder at his prime, Clive Rice was tagged along with cricketing giants like Ian Botham, Kapil Dev and Richard Hadlee. He however captained the South African team in 1991 against India at the age of 42.

Led by Dr. Sridhar PS – Consultant - Radiation Oncology – HCG and his multi-disciplinary team, he said, “It’s a case of soft tissue sarcoma which was spreading to the brain. The brain lesion is deep seated and thus regular surgery cannot be performed. In this situation, Cyberknife Robotic Radio surgery, which is painless and non-invasive technology was performed which took care of the lesion. Post treatment, he has been informed on regular check-ups for further monitoring and treatment.”

Post the treatment, former South African cricketer Clive Rice commented, “It went very well and I feel good after the treatment. I received the CyberKnife treatment for three hours and it went much better than I had expected. You cannot believe how fantastic the technology is. I experienced no pain during the treatment and the fear that cancer would spread had also dissipated. We must be proactive in the fight against cancer - Can’t doesn’t exist, Can does.”

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Photo captionFormer South African Cricketer Clive Rice along with his wife Susan Rice at HCG

Source: Business Wire India


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