Brazilian icon Pele has been transferred to palliative care after medical doctors found that he was now not responding to chemotherapy.
Pele has been receiving therapy for bowel most cancers and was not too long ago diagnoses with a respiratory an infection throughout his newest spell in hospital, though he was quickly stabilised in relation to the an infection and will proceed therapy on the most cancers.
In accordance with Folha de Sao Paulo, chemotherapy was now not having any constructive results on Pele and the choice was made to switch the 82-year-old to palliative care, the place he’s receiving comforting measures for his shortness of breath and ache.
He stays in hospital whereas he undergoes therapy for the respiratory an infection.
“The response [to the antibiotics for the infection] has been enough and the affected person is secure with a normal enchancment in his well being,” a hospital assertion learn.
Pele has been lively on social media through the World Cup, cheering on Brazil and making an attempt to reassure followers about his well being.
“Pals, I am within the hospital doing my month-to-month go to,” he posted on Instagram. “It is at all times good to obtain constructive messages like this.
“Because of Qatar for this tribute, and to everybody who sends me good vibes!”