Legendary footballer Pele has died on Thursday (December 29) at the age of 82. He was battling colon cancer for a long time. He was diagnosed with this serious disease only in September last year. Chemotherapy was done as a treatment, although it did not help much. On December 22, in the medical report, the doctors told that his cancer has increased, finally on December 29, the champion full bowler breathed his last. On Friday, this news was going to bring a wave of mourning for the whole world including India. Considered one of the greatest footballers of all time, Pele was a three-time World Cup winner.
Pele had been suffering from serious colon cancer for about a year, the risk of this disease has been seen increasing rapidly all over the world. According to health experts, colon cancer is caused by tumorous growth in the large intestine, due to which millions of people die every year. If its symptoms are noticed in time, then the treatment becomes easier and the period of survival can increase. Let us know about this cancer condition in further detail.