King Charles III of Great Britain has been diagnosed with cancer. This was announced on Monday by the press service of the Buckingham Palace. The monarch will be treated.
Buckingham Palace said that the king decided to make public information about the state of his health in order to prevent rumors. A malignant tumor was discovered during the king’s recent hospitalization for an enlarged prostate, but it is not related to the prostate.
The king will undergo outpatient treatment, he will not have to go to the hospital. During the procedures, he will have to give up some of his duties related to public speaking. However, he will conduct most of his activities as usual.
Prime Minister of Great Britain Risha Sunak, leader of the Labor Party Keir Starmer, First Minister of Scotland Hamza Yousaf, Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland Emma Little-Pengella and other British politicians wished the monarch a successful treatment and a speedy recovery. Prince Harry, who lives in the USA, is going to fly to London to support his father.
Buckingham Palace emphasized that the monarch “looks positively at the upcoming treatment and hopes to return to the full performance of his duties as soon as possible.”
- Charles III is 75 years old. He ascended the throne on May 5, 2023 after the death of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II. Elizabeth headed the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from 1952 to 2022. Her reign was the longest in the history of Great Britain and England and one of the longest in world history.