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Pelé receives medical discharge and will continue his colon tumor treatment

The Brazilian star Edson Arantes do Nascimento 'Pelé' received this Thursday the medical discharge after about two weeks admitted to a hospital in Sao Paulo , and will continue treatment against colon tumor that was detected in September and for which he had already been operated.

“The patient is stable and will continue the treatment of the colon tumor, identified in September of this year,” announced the Hospital's bulletin. Albert Einstein from Sao Paulo, where the 81-year-old former soccer player had been hospitalized since the second week of December.

The triple world champion with the canarinha (1958, 1962 and 1970) had come to the clinic to undergo the last chemotherapy session of the year and, in addition, to another series of examinations to know your health status.

“Do not worry”

P elé was hospitalized in that same clinic on August 31 for routine examinations that he had postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic and in which a tumor was detected in the colon, which he underwent surgery days later.

She was discharged after a month of hospitalization and from then on she began chemotherapy treatment, to which, according to the doctors, he reacted “satisfactorily”.

As on that occasion, Pelé has left a message on his social networks over the last two weeks to reassure his followers.

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“Don't worry, I'm just getting ready! for the end of the year holidays! “he said with good humor a few days after being hospitalized again this month.

Pelé's health has deteriorated in recent years due to spinal, hip and knee problems that have reduced his mobility and forced him to undergo surgery. in addition to suffering some kidney crises.

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