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King Charles III is Battling cancer, Buckingham Palace reveals

King Charles has been determined to have a type of cancer, says Buckingham Palace.

His recent treatment for an enlarged prostate revealed that it is not prostate cancer.



The kind of cancer has not been uncovered, however the castle said the King started "regular treatments" on Monday.

Buckingham Palace says the King "remains entirely certain about his treatment". He will delay his public commitment, with senior royals expected to sub for him.

The King "anticipates getting back to full open obligation as quickly as time permits", the palace said.


The cancer's stage or prognosis are not being discussed in any further detail.

The Ruler informed both his sons personally about his determination and Prince William was supposed to be in standard contact with his dad.

King Harry, who lives in the US, addressed his dad and will venture to every part of the UK to see him before long.

The King, 75, got back to London from Sandringham in Norfolk on Monday morning and the royal residence says he has started treatment as a short term.


In spite of the fact that he will stop his public occasions, the King will go on with his sacred job as head of state, including administrative work and confidential gatherings.

When the head of state is unable to carry out their responsibilities, there is a constitutional mechanism that allows "counsellors of state" to be appointed in their place.

At present that incorporates Queen Camilla, Prince William, Princess Anne and Prince Edward, with Prince Harry and Prince Andrew no longer to be called as non-working royals.

Prince William had likewise briefly removed from public commitment while he helped his better half Catherine, the Princess of Wales, as she recuperated from "abdominal surgery".

In any case, it was reported prior on Monday he would get back to public obligations not long from now.


The Ruler was seen at a chapel gathering in Sandringham on Sunday, where he waved to crowds.


He had a prostate system at a confidential London clinic over seven days prior.

The King had decided to open up to the world about his prostate treatment, fully intent on empowering more men to get prostate checks, the royal residence said at that point.

He was said to have been glad to have brought issues to light about the issue, with the NHS site revealing a flood in issues about prostate circumstances.


For some kinds of cancer, the possibility getting it increments with age. UK figures recommend, on normal every year, in excess of a third (36%) of new disease cases were in individuals matured 75 and over.


Head of the state Rishi Sunak wished the King a "full and expedient recovery", as did Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer and Commons Speaker Sir Lyndsay Hoyle.


Palace statement in full



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