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Prince Harry plans to visit King Charles following the cancer diagnosis, source reveals

Author: Tracy Wright , Stephen Sorace Source: Fox News:
February 5, 2024 at 14:19
Prince Harry plans to visit King Charles following the cancer diagnosis, source reveals

Prince Harry will be traveling to the UK to see King Charles as he undergoes treatment for form of cancer

King Charles III was diagnosed with a form of cancer and is undergoing treatment, Buckingham Palace announced Monday.

"During The King’s recent hospital procedure for benign prostate enlargement, a separate issue of concern was noted," Buckingham Palace said in a statement. "Subsequent diagnostic tests have identified a form of cancer."

A source confirmed to Fox News Digital that Prince Harry and King Charles spoke about his diagnosis before His Majesty went public with his health concerns.

"The Duke did speak with his father about his diagnosis," a source confirmed to Fox News Digital. In addition, Harry "will be traveling to UK to see His Majesty" in the coming days.

KING CHARLES MAKES FIRST PUBLIC OUTING SINCE PROSTATE TREATMENT, WAVES TO WELL-WISHERS OUTSIDE CHURCH

King Charles III
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 29:  King Charles III leaves The London Clinic on January 29, 2024 in London, The King has been receiving treatment for an enlarged prostate, spending three nights at the London Clinic and visited daily by his wife Queen Camilla.  (Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images)

 

On Jan. 17, it was announced that King Charles III was scheduled to have a "corrective procedure" for his enlarged prostate. The palace later announced that the surgery had been a success.

"His Majesty is doing quite well," a royal source told Fox News Digital.

KING CHARLES RELEASED FROM HOSPITAL FOLLOWING PROSTATE TREATMENT

Charles, who ascended the throne following the death of Queen Elizabeth II, was diagnosed with the benign condition on Jan. 17 after he experienced undisclosed symptoms. Shortly after, he canceled engagements and was urged to rest ahead of the procedure.

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Tracy Wright is an entertainment reporter for Fox News Digital. Send story tips to Tracy.Wright@fox.com.

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