King Charles III on Saturday made his first public statement since his cancer diagnosis was shared with the world last week, expressing thanks for well wishes.“I would like to express my most heartfelt thanks for the many messages of support and good wishes I have received in recent days,” Charles, 75, said in a message released by Buckingham Palace. “As all those who have been affected by cancer will know, such kind thoughts are the greatest comfort and encouragement.”“It is equally heartening to hear how sharing my own diagnosis has helped promote public understanding and shine a light on the work of all those organizations which support cancer patients and their families across the UK and wider world,” the monarch continued. “My lifelong admiration for their tireless care and dedication is all the greater as a result of my own personal experience.”And on Sunday, Charles and his wife, Queen Camilla, 76, were seen attending church in Sandringham — his first public appearance since the Palace revealed that while undergoing a procedure for an enlarged prostate, doctors discovered “a separate issue of concern” that requires treatment. “During The King’s recent hospital procedure for benign prostate enlargement, a separate issue of concern was noted,” the Feb.
5 statement read. “Subsequent diagnostic tests have identified a form of cancer.”The Palace later clarified that the cancer is not prostate cancer. “His Majesty has today commenced a schedule of regular treatments, during which time he has been advised by doctors to postpone public-facing duties.
Throughout this period, His Majesty will continue to undertake State business and official paperwork as usual,” last week’s statement continued.“The King is grateful to his.Read more on nypost.com