King Charles III has been diagnosed with cancer, according to a statement from Buckingham Palace.
Driving the news: Buckingham Palace said King Charles, 75, had a recent hospital procedure for benign prostate enlargement, and doctors found a separate issue of concern.
- Follow-up tests identified a form of cancer.
- Buckingham Palace did not say what kind of cancer King Charles was diagnosed with.
What they’re saying: “His Majesty has today commenced a schedule of regular treatments, during which time he has been advised by doctors to postpone public-facing duties,” Buckingham Palace said. “Throughout this period, His Majesty will continue to undertake State business and official paperwork as usual.”