Charles III (born November 14, 1948, Buckingham Palace, London, England) king of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from September 8, 2022.

He is the eldest child of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, duke of Edinburgh. After being the longest-serving monarch-in-waiting in British history, Charles ascended the throne at age 73, with the death of his mother in September 2022. He was crowned in the first coronation in seven decades on May 6, 2023.

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christening of Prince CharlesPrincess Elizabeth (later Elizabeth II) and Philip, duke of Edinburgh, with Prince Charles (later Charles III), December 1948.(more)
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Princess Elizabeth and Prince CharlesPrincess Elizabeth (later Elizabeth II) with Prince Charles (later Charles III), April 1949.(more)
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Charles delivered his inaugural address on September 9, 2022. In the televised speech he paid tribute to his mother’s life and pledged “throughout the remaining time God grants me, to uphold the Constitutional principles at the heart of our nation.” In addition, he conferred the title prince of Wales upon his eldest son, William.

Last week, King Charles III checked into The London Clinic for surgery to address his benign prostate enlargement. However, during his stay, a separate and more serious health issue was discovered: cancer.

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According to Buckingham Palace’s statement, the medical team identified a form of cancer during the King’s hospital procedure.

Although specific information about the type and stage of cancer, as well as the treatment plan, was not disclosed, it was mentioned that King Charles has already begun a schedule of regular treatments.

The statement also emphasized that while the King focuses on his treatments, he will refrain from public-facing duties but will continue to carry out state business and official paperwork.

Despite the diagnosis, King Charles III maintains a positive outlook on his treatment and eagerly anticipates his return to full public duty as soon as possible.

In light of his situation, he courageously shared the news with his siblings and children. Prince Harry, one of his sons, plans to visit his father in the coming days, showing unwavering support for his loved one during this challenging time.

While King Charles takes a step back from public duties, his wife, Queen Camilla, will continue her engagements and responsibilities as usual. She remains steadfast in her commitment to serving the monarchy and the people.

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