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The palace says Princess Kate and Prince William are "deeply moved" by the public's response to her cancer diagnosis

The palace says Princess Kate and Prince William are “deeply moved” by the public's response to her cancer diagnosis

Catherine, Princess of Wales, and her husband, Prince William, are “deeply moved” by the global response to the incident She was diagnosed with cancerKensington Palace said in a statement on behalf of the couple, reiterating their request for privacy at this time.

The Princess, also known as Kate Middleton, Announce Last week, she was diagnosed with the condition following abdominal surgery last January, which saw her disappear from public life under the microscope.

A Palace spokesman said on Saturday evening: “The Prince and Princess have been deeply touched by the kind messages people have sent here in the UK, across the Commonwealth and around the world in response to Her Royal Highness’s message.” “They have been extremely touched by the public’s warmth and support and are grateful that their request for privacy is understood at this time.”

The statement added that the palace will not issue additional updates about Princess Kate this weekend.

“We are of course happy to take technical questions but point out the need to give the family space and privacy at this time,” the spokesperson said.

The world reacts to Princess Kate's cancer diagnosis

Public figures around the world spoke out to express their support for the princess in the wake of the announcement. So did several members of the royal family, including King Charles III, who said in a statement released by Buckingham Palace that he was “very proud of Catherine for having the courage to speak out as she did,” and remained in “closest contact with Catherine.” His beloved daughter-in-law” in recent weeks News agency mentioned. The King and Queen Camilla “will continue to offer their love and support to the entire family during this difficult time,” the palace said in that statement, according to the Associated Press.

Prince Harry and Meghan He also shared a statement in response to Kate's diagnosis.

“We wish health and recovery to Kate and the family, and hope they are able to do so in privacy and peace,” the statement read.

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said in a statement Kate has had “the love and support of the entire country”, and the video Kate posted on Instagram has garnered nearly 5 million likes.

Social media and tabloid headlines have been awash with rumors and conspiracy theories about Kate's whereabouts since the palace announced in January that she would be absent from royal duties, including public appearances, for several months while she recovered from an illness. Planned abdominal surgery.

News that it was King Charles Undergoing cancer treatment It exacerbated the already widespread online frenzy over the princess's health when it came to light in early February, but the rumors reached their peak last week, when a photo of Kate with her three children, George, Charlotte and Louis, was found. He was It has been digitally altered Before it was released on Mother's Day in the UK, Kate later apologized and said she had edited the photo after the palace refused to release the original photo.

In response to the controversy and increasingly fanciful speculation about her health, it was Kate herself who announced her cancer diagnosis in a video message recorded last Wednesday at her family home in Windsor and released two days later. Like the king, the princess did not specify what type of cancer she had, but she said when the video was recorded that she had recently begun treatment Prophylactic course of chemotherapy.

Kate said she underwent major abdominal surgery earlier this year for a condition that was initially thought to be non-cancerous. She said the surgery was successful, but said subsequent tests revealed cancer.

“This has of course been a huge shock, and William and I are doing everything we can to process and manage this privately for the sake of our little family,” she said in the video message. “As you can imagine, this has taken time. It has taken time to recover from major surgery to begin my treatment. But more importantly, it has taken us time to somehow explain everything to George, Charlotte and Louis. This is convenient for them, and to reassure them that I will be Okay”.

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