Brazilian football legend Pele is receiving palliative care after chemotherapy to fight colon cancer has failed to produce the desired results, Folha de São Paulo newspaper reported on Saturday. Widely known as one of the greatest footballers of all time, Pele, 82, was hospitalized Tuesday to be re-evaluated for cancer treatment and was later diagnosed with a respiratory infection, medical reports say. the book tells. His manager and the Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo did not immediately respond to requests for comment.
A medical report released on Friday said Pele is in stable condition, having responded well to antibiotic treatment and having “a general improvement in his health”.
He had a tumor removed from his colon in September 2021 and is undergoing regular hospital treatment. Folha de S. Paulo reported that chemotherapy was suspended and Pele was in palliative care and was only being treated for symptoms such as pain and shortness of breath. The newspaper also said he had swelling all over his body and heart problems when he was hospitalized earlier this week. Previously reported by ESPN Brazil. In an Instagram post on Thursday, Pele said he was in the hospital for his “monthly visits” and thanked his supporters for the positive messages he received.
The former Brazil international, Santos international, and New York striker for his Cosmos national team, posted an image of his face projected onto a building in Qatar, where his World Cup will be held, and wrote, “I hope you get well soon.” ‘ posted a message.
Brazilian fans hoisted signs with the same message at Lusail’s stadium on Friday before his 1-0 loss to Cameroon.