- Buckingham Palace said diagnostic tests identified a form of cancer during King Charles' recent hospital procedure
- Doctors have advised King Charles to postpone public-facing duties during his treatment, which commenced today
- The British monarch, however, will continue to undertake State business and official paperwork as usual.
LONDON, UK - King Charles 111 was diagnosed with a form of cancer during recent treatment for an enlarged prostate.
According to Buckingham Palace, King Charles has commenced a schedule of regular treatments, during which time doctors have advised him to postpone public duties.
“During The King’s recent hospital procedure for benign prostate enlargement, a separate issue of concern was noted. Subsequent diagnostic tests have identified a form of cancer.
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“His Majesty has today commenced a schedule of regular treatments, during which time he has been advised by doctors to postpone public-facing duties. Throughout this period, His Majesty will continue to undertake State business and official paperwork as usual.”
Explaining the reason for revealing details of his heath, the statement partially reads:
"His Majesty has chosen to share his diagnosis to prevent speculation and in the hope it may assist public understanding for all those around the world who are affected by cancer."
King Charles thanked his medical team for their swift intervention and looks forward to returning to whole public duty as soon as possible.
It was also announced via the X handle, @RoyalFamily, on Monday, 5 February.
Netizens react to his diagnosis
Kate Austin said:
"God Save The King!"
Elon Musk tweeted:
"Hope the recovery is rapid."
"Wishing you a full and speedy recovery."
"This really is the last thing we needed. Putin?"
"King Charles is a survivor and will conquer cancer."
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