King Charles IIIBuckingham Palace announced on Monday that the 75-year-old woman had been diagnosed with cancer.
“A separate issue of concern was noted during the King’s recent hospital procedure for a benign prostate enlargement,” he said. cancer.”
The statement did not specify the stage at which the cancer was detected.
Separately, Buckingham Palace said Charles was absent prostate cancer.
The news comes a week after both Kate and King Charles were discharged from a private London clinic following medical procedures. King underwent a “corrective procedure” for an enlarged prostate42-year-old Keith had an operation on his abdomen on January 17.
“His Majesty began a routine schedule of treatments today, during which doctors have advised him to postpone his public duties,” it said.
According to the statement, the king wanted to share his diagnosis in part to avoid speculation about his condition, but also “in the hope that it can contribute to public understanding for all people affected by cancer around the world.”
According to Buckingham Palace, Charles is grateful for the quick intervention of his medical team and their expert care.
No further details about his treatment or prognosis are being shared, a palace spokesman said, but the royal returned to London on Monday to begin outpatient treatment.
Charles ascended the throne for the last time At the May coronation It was held months after the death of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II. Elizabeth reigned until her death at the age of 96 September 2022. He was Britain’s longest-reigning monarch, having been on the throne for 70 years.
Kate is still on the mend, but her husband Prince William is set to return to royal duties on Wednesday, attending an Air Ambulance Charity Gala Dinner in London.
Kensington Palace previously said it was unlikely the Prince of Wales would return to royal duties before Easter, on March 31. No date has been set for the king’s return to office.
Buckingham Palace has announced that many of the royal’s planned engagements will have to be postponed or cancelled, apologizing in advance to anyone who may have been inconvenienced as a result. Charles’ wife, Queen Camilla, will continue to carry out her full public duties as she receives treatment.