Brazil: Pele hospitalized again

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Brazilian football legend Pele has been hospitalized again since Monday for treatment for colon cancer, which he has been suffering from for several months.

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Former Brazil star footballer Pele, 81, has been hospitalized in Sao Paulo since Monday as part of treatment for colon cancer discovered in September last year. The health condition of “King” Edson Arantes do Nascimento is “good and stable, and he is expected to leave the hospital in the coming days”, Albert Einstein Hospital said in a statement.

Hospitalized for two weeks in February

Considered by many to be the greatest player of all time, Pele has to visit the clinic at least once a month and was revealed in September to continue chemotherapy for a colon tumor, according to his family. The only player to be a three-time world champion (1958, 1962 and 1970), Pele was hospitalized for two weeks in February after discovering a urinary tract infection en route to his usual appointment.

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Between August and September 2021, the former Santos star and the Brazilian team were hospitalized in Paris in 2019 and then So Paulo for kidney stones, before undergoing a colon diagnosis while hospitalized for a month. was transferred to. Back in Brazil, he had a kidney stone removed.

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In 2014, the great No. 10 was hospitalized in intensive care due to a urinary tract infection, which required him to undergo dialysis on his left kidney, the right one due to injury to a player in his 70s. was given. He also fell short of hip problems and got around using a walker during his last public appearance.

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