- Although no further details about what type of cancer he has are being released at this stage, the Palace said it was not prostate cancer
King Charles III was diagnosed with a form of cancer and has commenced a schedule of regular treatments, Buckingham Palace revealed.
Although no further details about what type of cancer he has are being released at this stage, the Palace said it was not prostate cancer. It was discovered when the 75-year-old monarch recently underwent treatment at the London clinic for a benign enlarged prostate.
The King began regular treatments on Monday 5th /February/2024 and will postpone public duties during this period, the Palace said
“His majesty has today commenced a schedule of regular treatments, during which time he has been advised by doctors to postpone public facing duties. The Monarch, 75, "remains wholly positive about his treatment and looks forward to returning to full public duty as soon as possible," the palace stated.
Although he will pause his public events, the King will continue with his constitutional role as head of state, including paperwork and private meetings.
The announcement by Buckingham Palace drew swift reactions from all corners.
Navigating a cancer diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship takes hope and absolute courage.— President Biden (@POTUS) February 5, 2024
Jill and I join the people of the United Kingdom in praying that His Majesty experiences a swift and full recovery.
UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak also wished His Majesty a full and speedy recovery.