Pele's body stopped responding to the chemotherapy administered by doctors. At the moment, the football player is in the palliative care unit, where doctors are caring for him. Pele was placed in the palliative unit due to a lack of response to chemotherapy” />
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The other day, Pele again required hospitalization in a medical facility. Last year, doctors removed the athlete from a tumor that had arisen in the intestines. Since then, he regularly finds himself in a hospital bed. Now, the Brazilian edition of Folha de Sao Paulo, citing its own sources, reported that the football player's body had stopped responding to chemotherapy. Moreover, at the moment he is in the palliative care unit. Only those patients who cannot be cured are placed there, but their symptoms can be alleviated so that the quality of life improves a little.
Pele, who is now 82 years old, has been diagnosed by doctors with metastases in several organs at once. It happened at the beginning of this year. In addition, doctors had previously diagnosed the player with a urinary tract infection.