Brazil legend Pele hospitalized amid battle with cancer

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Published: December 1,2022 02:53 PM
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Brazilian soccer legend Pele is in a stable condition after he was admitted to hospital on Tuesday to re-evaluate his cancer treatment, the hospital said in a statement on Wednesday

December 1, 2022: Brazilian soccer legend Pele is in a stable condition after he was admitted to hospital on Tuesday to re-evaluate his cancer treatment, the hospital said in a statement on Wednesday.



The Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo said "After medical evaluation, the patient was taken to a common room, with no need for admission in a semi-intensive care unit”.



Pele's daughter Kely Nascimento had said regarding Pele's condition "no surprise or emergency".



The 82-year-old had a tumor removed from his colon in September 2021 and has since been in and out of the hospital for treatment on a regular basis.



 Pele was having cardiac issues and his medical staff were concerned that his chemotherapy treatment was not having the expected results.




Pele's manager did not immediately respond to requests for comment.