Pelé’s health has been causing concern in recent times after a colon tumor has been removed that currently requires him to undergo chemotherapy sessions. The information that emerged after his last hospitalization increased the concern: the doctors detected that he had tumors in the intestine, liver and lung.
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The details about this new medical part were released by the ESPN chain, although the data was also confirmed by the UOL Esporte portal. “What worries doctors the most is the liver, since it cannot be removed surgically,” they indicated in the first media cited. At the same time, they clarified that he is in a “fragile situation” that forces doctors to closely monitor his condition. “He undergoes chemotherapy to prevent tumors from spreading throughout the body,” they warned.
Local media had reported that O’Rei had to be admitted to the Albert Einstein Hospital on Wednesday to continue his chemotherapy treatment and was discharged on Thursday. The legendary soccer player, 81, did not have to return to the medical facilities for an emergency but for a process that is scheduled in order to closely monitor the evolution of the disease in his body after the tumor has been removed. Colon at the beginning of September 2020.
This new checkup helped the specialists to confirm the location and determine the extent of the cancer in his body. “Edson Arantes do Nascimento was admitted to the Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein on January 19 and 20 to continue treatment for the colon tumor, identified in September 2021. The patient was discharged this Thursday (20) and is in good condition. stable clinical conditions”, clarified the medical part that had the support of doctors Fabio Nasri (geriatrician and endocrinologist), Rene Gansl (oncologist) and Miguel Cendoroglo Neto (director-Superintendent of Medical and Hospital Services).
The three-time world champion with the Brazilian national team has been undergoing various chemotherapy sessions since he underwent surgery in September. At the end of December, hours before Christmas, he had been discharged so that he can spend the holidays with his family and now he has resumed the procedure again. “Friends, since September 30, when I left the hospital, you know that I have had small chemotherapy sessions as part of my treatment. Today I am at the Albert Einstein Hospital doing the last session of 2021. I wanted to share this achievement with you. After all, every little victory is a reason to celebrate, don’t you think? ”, He had signed on his Instagram at the time.
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Pelé’s health problems began several years ago when he underwent hip surgery to correct a femur problem in 2012. Some time later, during the 2018 World Cup fixture draw, O’Rei aroused concern after appearing at said gala in a wheelchair because he had “an operated hip”. By then, he had learned that during that first intervention in 2012 he had been the victim of a “medical error” that complicated his recovery.