Kate and William’s last possible last statement for a long time after the Princess of Wales’s cancer announcement

The Princess of Wales of Great Britain, Catherine, announced on Friday that she is undergoing treatment after medical tests carried out following the abdominal surgery she underwent in January indicated the presence of cancer, informs the BBC.

Kate said on Friday that she is undergoing preventive chemotherapy after tests carried out following major abdominal surgery in January indicated the presence of cancer. Kate, aged 42, the wife of the heir to the British throne, Prince William, said that the discovery of the cancer represented “an enormous shock”.

The news is another blow to the British royal family after King Charles announced that he is also undergoing treatment for cancer.

The announcement made by Kate, broadcast in the form of a video recording made on Wednesday at Windsor Castle, triggered a wave of messages of encouragement from supporters.

“The Prince and Princess are both extremely touched by the kind messages from people in the United Kingdom, the Commonwealth and around the world in response to Her Royal Highness’s message,” a Kensington Palace spokesman said in a statement.

“They are extremely impressed by the warmth and support of the public and are grateful for the understanding with which their wish for privacy during this time has been received,” the statement added.

The statement is the last we will hear from the prince and princess for a while, the BBC reports.

Kate’s announcement on Friday dominated the front pages of British publications on Saturday, with messages of support mixed with criticism of those who have speculated on her health in recent weeks.

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