February 05, (THEWILL) – King Charles III has been diagnosed with an undisclosed form of cancer.
It is said not to be prostate cancer but was discovered during his recent treatment for an enlarged prostate.
“During The King’s recent hospital procedure for benign prostate enlargement, a separate issue of concern was noted. Subsequent diagnostic tests have identified a form of cancer,” the palace said in a statement.
The 75-year-old king returned to London from Sandringham in Norfolk, on Monday morning and the palace says he has commenced treatment as an outpatient.
Although he will pause his public events, the King will continue with his constitutional role as head of state, including paperwork and private meetings.
“The king remains wholly positive and looks forward to returning to full public duty as soon as possible,” the statement added.