King Charles has been diagnosed with a form of cancer.
The news broke Monday, when Buckingham Palace released a statement and said it was discovered during his recent treatment for an enlarged prostate.
They have not specified what kind of cancer the King is facing, but said that he has started treatment.
“During The King’s recent hospital procedure for benign prostate enlargement, a separate issue of concern was noted,” the statement reads. “Subsequent diagnostic tests have identified a form of cancer.”
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“His Majesty has today commenced a schedule of regular treatments, during which time he has been advised by doctors to postpone public-facing duties,” the statement added.
No further details are being shared on the stage of cancer or a prognosis.
The news comes a week after he was discharged from a private London clinic following treatment for his enlarged prostate.
This is a developing story, check back for updates.
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