The 81-year-old Brazilian was admitted on November 8, 2014, and has been in the country for 10 years. He was previously hospitalized for chemotherapy and had previously been hospitalized nearly a month after surgery to remove the tumor.
- Edson Arantes do Nasimento was discharged from Albert Einstein Hospital today. The patient is in a stable condition and will continue to treat a colon tumor that was discovered in September – the Health Department in Sao Paulo said in a statement.
The famous footballer is the best scorer in the history of the carioca with 77 goals in 92 matches played.