King Charles III Diagnosed With Cancer – Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace announced on Monday that King Charles III has received a diagnosis of cancer and has commenced treatment.

“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,” the palace said in a statement, adding that he had begun treatment.

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The king “remains wholly positive” and “looks forward to returning to full public duty as soon as possible”, it said.