According to a statement released by Buckingham Palace on Monday, King Charles III is suffering. of cancer.
The palace did not provide any precise information about which type of cancer the king was suffering from. However, it wouldn't be prostate cancer.
The sovereign had recently undergone elective surgery for benign prostate enlargement. According to the statement, the presence of this cancer was discovered during
subsequent diagnostic tests to this hospital stay.
The 75-year-old Charles III. has canceled his public appearances until further notice on the recommendation of his doctors.
Her Majesty began a regular treatment program today, with doctors advising her to postpone her public activities. During this time, Her Majesty will continue to attend to state affairs and official paperwork as usualwe can read in the statement from Buckingham Palace.
The King thanks his medical team for the rapid intervention made possible by the recent hospital procedure. He remains very optimistic about his treatment and looks forward to returning to public office as soon as possible.
Buckingham Palace adds that the royal has decided to share his diagnosis publicly
to avoid speculation and in the hope that it can help the public understand everyone affected by cancer around the world.
Prince Charles, son of Queen Elizabeth II, became king in September 2022 following the death of his mother at the age of 96.
Like Canadians across the country and citizens around the world, I am thinking of His Majesty King Charles III as he undergoes cancer treatment. We send him our best wishes and hope for a speedy and full recovery.
In Ottawa, Governor General Mary Simon, representative of the British Crown in Canada, also sent her best wishes for a speedy recovery to King Charles III on behalf of all Canadians.
So many Canadians face this battle. Two out of five Canadians will be diagnosed with cancer during their lifetimeemphasized Ms. Simon.
Hopefully Her Majesty's so open and public commitment to cancer will encourage and motivate those struggling with their own treatment. We admire the King's strength and determination in his fight against the disease.
With information from Reuters
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