WASHINGTON: Former President Dr Ram Baran Yadav is now cancer-free.

Anita Yadav, daughter of former President Yadav, told that the doctors attending to Yadav at the Henry Ford Hospital at Detroit in the USA declared so following a successful surgery of prostate cancer held on October 2.

She said, "He is now cancer-free. Doctors have advised him a rest and told him to eat high-protein diet."

A four-member team headed by Dr Mani Menon had conducted surgery on Yadav.

Former President Yadav is scheduled to return home in the last week of October.