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King Charles has been diagnosed with cancer and is starting treatments, Buckingham Palace reports

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Buckingham Palace shared important news: it’s been announced that King Charles, aged 75, is undergoing cancer treatment.

The exact type of cancer and its stage have not been disclosed. This news came to light following a recent hospital visit by the King for a prostate-related procedure, though it’s confirmed that his cancer is not related to the prostate.

King Charles has been diagnosed with cancer and is starting treatments, Buckingham Palace reports
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The Palace shared that during King Charles’s hospital stay for a non-cancerous prostate issue, doctors discovered signs of cancer. Following further tests, the diagnosis was confirmed. As a result, King Charles has begun a series of treatments. During this time, he’s been advised to reduce his public appearances, although he will continue to manage state affairs and official paperwork.

King Charles has expressed gratitude to his medical team for their prompt action, which stemmed from his recent hospital visit. He remains optimistic about his treatment and hopes to resume his full public duties soon. The King’s decision to publicly share his diagnosis is aimed at preventing rumors and supporting global awareness about cancer.

Recently, King Charles was seen attending a church service in Sandringham, where he greeted the public.

King Charles III became the monarch of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth realms in September 2022, following the passing of Queen Elizabeth II. At 73, he was the oldest person to ascend to the British throne and had previously held the titles of the longest-serving heir and Prince of Wales. His coronation was on May 6.

King Charles has been diagnosed with cancer and is starting treatments, Buckingham Palace reports
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In related news, Kate, Princess of Wales, is currently recovering from abdominal surgery. Meanwhile, Prince William continues with his royal responsibilities and is scheduled to attend the London Air Ambulance Charity Gala Dinner this Wednesday.

This is an ongoing story, and further updates regarding King Charles’s health will be shared as they come in. We join in wishing the King a rapid and complete recovery and extend our thoughts to him and the royal family during this time. Stay tuned for more information on this important news.