King Charles III diagnosed with cancer

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King Charles III has been diagnosed with a type of cancer and he has started treatment, Buckingham Palace said on Monday.

“During the king’s recent hospital procedure for a benign prostate enlargement, a separate issue was noted,” the palace shared in a statement. “Consequent diagnostic tests identified a type of cancer.” He has already started treatment.

Meanwhile, he continues with government business and official paperwork.

“The king is grateful to the medical team that intervened quickly, thanks to the recent medical procedure. He remains completely positive and looks forward to resuming his official public duties as soon as possible”.

According to the palace, King Charles decided to share his diagnosis to prevent speculation and will increase public understanding for those worldwide who are also affected by cancer.