Kate, Princess of Wales, is having chemotherapy for cancer

Kate, the Princess of Wales, has cancer and is undergoing chemotherapy, she said Friday in a stunning announcement that follows weeks of speculation about her health and whereabouts 

Her condition was disclosed in a video message recorded Wednesday and broadcast Friday, coming after relentless speculation on social media 

Kate asked for “time, space and privacy” while she is treated for an unspecified type of cancer, which was discovered after her surgery.

Kate, 42, hadn’t been seen publicly since Christmas until video surfaced this week of her with her husband, Prince William, heir to the throne, walking from a farm shop near their Windsor home 

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Kensington Palace had given little detail about Kate’s condition beyond saying it wasn’t cancer-related, the surgery was successful and recuperation would keep the princess 

This of course came as a huge shock, and William and I have been doing everything we can to process and manage this privately for the sake of our young family 

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said in a statement that Kate “has shown tremendous bravery 

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