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Soccer legend Pele is hospitalized for colon tumor treatment

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Soccer legend Pele is hospitalized for colon tumor treatment

Brasilia, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) Brazilian soccer legend Edson Arantes do Nascimento, Pele, was admitted into a Sao Paulo hospital to continue his treatment against a colon tumor that was detected in September, the institution reported on Wednesday.
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Pele is “stable” and should be discharged in the next few days, according to the medical team treating him at the Albert Einstein Hospital.

The 81-year-old former soccer player had the tumor detected in his colon during routine examinations, and underwent surgery last September.

The team of experts taking care of the three-time World Cup winner explained at the time that he would continue with chemotherapy, a treatment for cancer patients.


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