How Did Palace Insiders Handle the News of King Charles’ Cancer Diagnosis?

Published 02/06/2024, 1:29 PM EST

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Just nine months ago, King Charles took over Britain’s throne after the tragic passing of his mother. While his people were looking forward to what the monarch would do, it looks like his plans might have to wait. A few hours ago, it was revealed that the King had cancer and would be undergoing treatment. Although the news no doubt surprised the world, it seemed to come as a surprise to people close to the royal family as well.

Shortly after the news made its way online, an insider opened up about the shockwave that the diagnosis sent throughout the palace. However, it was also claimed that the royals seemed to have things under control.

A royal insider opens up about King Charles’ cancer diagnosis

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In an exclusive interview with People, a place insider opened up about the 75-year-old’s diagnosis. They revealed that they and the rest of the insiders had been “shocked” to find out about the cancer. While everyone seemed to know about his hospital visit, the results came as a bit of a shock to the world. However, at the moment, the type of cancer has not been revealed.

Robert Hardman, a royal biographer, also added that he believed that “in time, we might know” what type of cancer the King had. However, it looks like the monarch has his spirits high. After all, with the medical team catching the symptoms or signs of it early, the chances of him beating it are even higher.

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The King has chosen to step back from his royal responsibilities to take care of his health. However, he is not the only royal who has taken a back seat because of recent health concerns.

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Back in January, Kate Middleton underwent abdominal surgery. While King Charles had gone to see her as she recovered, her husband, Prince William, stepped back from his royal duties to take care of his ailing wife and his 3 children. Although the 41-year-old had wanted to get back on track once things were a little settled at home, his father’s diagnosis might have tossed a wrench into his plans.

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With the King having to sit a few rounds out, the spotlight has now turned to the Prince of Wales, who will be the future King of Britain. Although the timing might not be the best, the world might soon see the beloved Prince take over some of his father’s more urgent duties to fulfill.

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Prathika Prashant

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Prathika Prashant is an Entertainment Writer and Hollywood News Reporter at Netflix Junkie. Having 150+ articles to her name, her EdTech background helped her explore her love for writing. However, being a singer who can be seen covering her favorite songs in her free time is what truly got her into the glittery world of entertainment.

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