The “corrective procedure” for a prostate hypertrophy that King Charles III had just over a week ago triggered news that still echoes in Buckingham Palace. The monarch of the United Kingdom suffers from “a type of cancer”.
The report released this Monday speaks of cancer separate, beyond the operation to which he was subjected. However, it does not specify where on the body it is located, nor the complexity that you will have to go through.
This It is not the only disease that the 75-year-old monarch drags. For several years now he has been struggling with a strange condition called dactylitiswhich consists of a severe swelling of the fingers (especially those of the hand) that produces a strong pain and deformity in the joints.
Those pains you suffer They are chronic and submitted to various operations without finding a solution to the problem. In fact, during his mandate, he appointed Dr. Michael Dixon as physician to the Royal Family, a homeopath to treat said disease. Something that at the time brought controversy to the crown.
Although it was never explained what kind of dactylitis he suffers from, it is known that a common symptom can arise from other diseases that are not talked aboutas the psoriasic arthritis, For example. Also, there are other causes that can give rise to this type of inflammation, such as tuberculosis.
Several testimonies show that Carlos III has compulsive and uncontrollable behaviors. And suffer from chronic body painsomething that was revealed by Prince Harry himself.
Another operation to which he was subjected dates back to 2008. At that time, they removed a non-cancerous growth of the face through a minor, routine procedure. However, that intervention left him with a spot on the side of the nose.
Another surgical intervention was five years earlier, in 2003: was hernia surgerya product of his activity linked to polo.
The diagnosis of Charles III and a string of bad news for the English royal family
The health of the English royal family has been a mandatory topic in all the media around the world. since 2024 began. In addition to Carlos' prostate problems, there was also no good news about Princess Catherine of Gales, and of the monarch's former sister-in-law, the ex-wife of Prince Andrew, Sarah Ferguson.
On January 17, the monarch's intervention for prostate problems was announced and just a few minutes before, the princes of Wales, heir William and his wife Katethey reported that the princess had been hospitalized to undergo a “scheduled” abdominal surgery, which was “successfully” performed.
Unlike the information disseminated about the monarch, in the case Little information was provided about Kate. about the surgery and privacy was requested. The princess, 42, underwent surgery at the London Clinic in the British capital and remained there for a few ten daysbefore returning home to continue recovery.
Prince William, Princess Kate, Prince William, and their children George, Louis and Charlotte. AP Photo
“Following doctors' advice, it is unlikely that he will return to public duties before the end of Easter,” March 31they had reported.
Five days later, on January 21, Sarah, Duchess of Yorkwas diagnosed with a malignant melanoma which was discovered during his treatment by breast cancerreported a spokesperson.
The melanoma was found after doctors several moles removed while undergoing reconstruction surgery after a mastectomy. Doctors analyze whether the disease is still in an early stage.
Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York, diagnosed with malignant melanoma. AP Photo
“Clearly, another diagnosis so soon after receiving treatment for breast cancer It has been disturbingbut the duchess remains in good spirits,” said the spokesperson.
Sarah, 64, is the ex-wife of Prince Andrew and mother of Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie. Her figure was the target of the tabloids after the separation of the prince and her figure was banished from the royal family until her accession to the throne. Charles IIIwho enabled it to show again with them on special occasions.