It has been announced by Buckingham Palace that British King Charles has been diagnosed with cancer. The specific type of cancer has not been disclosed to the public. However, reliable sources such as the British public broadcasting service, the BBC, have confirmed that it is not prostate cancer.
King Charles had previously been admitted to the hospital at the end of January for a medical procedure related to his prostate. During this hospital visit, it is believed that the cancer was detected. Despite the prostate-related issues, the British public broadcaster BBC has reiterated that the cancer is not prostate cancer.
Buckingham Palace shared that King Charles has already commenced the necessary treatment as of Monday. The king has expressed a positive outlook regarding his treatment, expressing enthusiasm about returning to his full public service duties as soon as possible.
In light of these circumstances, King Charles will be stepping back from his public appearances for the foreseeable future. Other senior members of the royal family will assume his duties during his absence. Further details regarding King Charles’s diagnosis and potential prognosis have not been shared at this time.