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T_i_B

(14,752 posts)
Mon Feb 5, 2024, 03:42 PM Feb 2024

King Charles III has been diagnosed with Cancer

https://www.royal.uk/a-statement-from-buckingham-palace-5Feb24

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.

His Majesty has today commenced a schedule of regular treatments, during which time he has been advised by doctors to postpone public-facing duties. Throughout this period, His Majesty will continue to undertake State business and official paperwork as usual.

The King is grateful to his medical team for their swift intervention, which was made possible thanks to his recent hospital procedure. He remains wholly positive about his treatment and looks forward to returning to full public duty as soon as possible.

His Majesty has chosen to share his diagnosis to prevent speculation and in the hope it may assist public understanding for all those around the world who are affected by cancer.


https://x.com/RoyalFamily/status/1754565735655887066?s=20
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King Charles III has been diagnosed with Cancer (Original Post) T_i_B Feb 2024 OP
Maybe Jilly_in_VA Feb 2024 #1
'Tis a great pity that we can't all get the medical care that's fit for (a) king..... lastlib Feb 2024 #2
The bill for the King's treatment... T_i_B Feb 2024 #3

Jilly_in_VA

(10,062 posts)
1. Maybe
Mon Feb 5, 2024, 04:19 PM
Feb 2024

William will be king sooner than he thought. But Camilla as Queen Mum? (or Queen Step-Mum? ) Give me a break!

lastlib

(23,459 posts)
2. 'Tis a great pity that we can't all get the medical care that's fit for (a) king.....
Mon Feb 5, 2024, 04:30 PM
Feb 2024

Privilege, and for-profit health insurance, suck.

T_i_B

(14,752 posts)
3. The bill for the King's treatment...
Mon Feb 5, 2024, 04:37 PM
Feb 2024

....is far less than the bill for 10 days of state mourning, a royal funeral and a coronation.

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