Sun. Apr 21st, 2024

By Sola Ojewusi

In a statement released by Buckingham Palace earlier today, it was confirmed that Catherine, Princess of Wales, has been diagnosed with cancer. The announcement comes after weeks of speculation about the true state of her health.

After weeks of speculation about her health, Catherine said in a TV statement that she and her husband, Prince William, had needed time to explain the situation to their three children, George, 10, Charlotte, eight, and Louis, five.

“This of course came as a huge shock, and William and I have been doing everything we can to process and manage this privately for the sake of our young family,” Catherine said. “As you can imagine, this has taken time. It has taken me time to recover from major surgery in order to start my treatment. But, most importantly, it has taken us time to explain everything to George, Charlotte and Louis in a way that is appropriate for them, and to reassure them that I am going to be OK.”

It is understood that the announcement had been timed to coincide with the children breaking up from school for the Easter holidays.

The palace further disclosed that Catherine had started her chemotherapy treatment in late February, indicating the severity and urgency of her condition.

Details about the type and severity of the cancer were not disclosed, respecting the privacy of the royal family.

The royal family has requested privacy during this difficult time and has expressed gratitude for the outpouring of support and well-wishes from around the world.

Princess Catherine, known for her charitable work and grace under pressure, is expected to face this challenge with the same resilience and strength that has endeared her to the public throughout her time in the spotlight.

The news of her diagnosis has sent shockwaves through the global community, with messages of love and support pouring in for the beloved Princess. As the royal family rallies around her, the world watches with hope for her swift recovery.

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