Buckingham Palace announced on Monday that King Charles III suffers from cancer that was discovered during prostate surgery about ten days ago, and that he has begun treatment, without planning to stop all his activities.
The palace explained in a press release that “during the recent operation for benign prostatic hyperplasia, a clear problem was noted” and “subsequent tests revealed a form of cancer,” explaining that the king “will continue to take care of state affairs.” .
Thus, “today the king began a program of regular treatment, during which doctors advised him to postpone his public activities.” But he will continue to “take care of state affairs and administrative tasks as usual.”
According to Buckingham Palace, the king “remains very optimistic about the treatment he received and looks forward to returning to his public duties as soon as possible,” at a time when Princess Kate, wife of heir to the throne William, is also recovering after suffering a heart attack. practical.
Like the surgery he had to treat a benign prostate problem about which he was transparent, Charles III chose to “share his diagnosis to avoid speculation, and in the hope of helping the public understand all those affected by cancer around the world.” He says.
More details to come…
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