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King Charles III postpones duties after cancer diagnosis

06 February, 2024 13:07

King Charles III has been diagnosed with a form of cancer, the Buckingham Palace announced on Monday.

The palace did not provide details about the type of cancer or where it was found, however, it was revealed during his recent treatment for an enlarged prostrate.

The 75-year-old King began “regular treatments” on Monday and will postpone public duties during it, the Palace said.

According to the statement, the Monarch remains wholly positive about his treatment and looks forward to returning to full public duty as soon as possible.

Moreover, he informed both his sons personally about his diagnosis and the Prince of Wales was said to be in regular contact with his father.

The Duke of Sussex Prince Harry is expected to visit his father in coming days. He currently resides in the United States.

Although he will pause his public events, the King will continue with his constitutional role as head of state, including paperwork and private meetings.

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