Pele is admitted to continue treatment for a colon tumor in SP

Former athlete is at Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein

Published in 08/12/2021 - 12:37 By Fernanda Cruz - Repórter da Agência Brasil - São Paulo

Edson Arantes do Nascimento, known as Pelé, is hospitalized at Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, in São Paulo, to continue his treatment for colon tumors, according to a statement released by the hospital.

In September this year, the 81-year-old former athlete remained in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and underwent surgery to remove the tumor in the intestine. According to the hospital, Pelé has a stable condition and the forecast is that he will be discharged in the next few days.

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Edition: Valéria Aguiar

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