LONDON (Diya TV) — Princess Kate of Wales has shared her battle with cancer in a video message, revealing that she is currently undergoing preventative chemotherapy following recent surgery. The disclosure comes after weeks of speculation surrounding her prolonged absence from public view.

In an emotional video filmed in Windsor, Kate addressed concerns over her health and prolonged absence, stating that her primary concern was her family, particularly her children: Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis. She expressed gratitude for the outpouring of support and emphasized the importance of privacy during her treatment.

Initially believed to be non-cancerous, post-surgery tests revealed Kate’s diagnosis, prompting her to begin chemotherapy in late February. The announcement elicited sympathy and support from political leaders, celebrities, and well-wishers worldwide, with hashtags like #WeLoveYouCatherine trending on social media.

UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak condemned the intrusive media scrutiny, expressing solidarity with Kate and highlighting the need for compassion and understanding during such challenging times. King Charles III also expressed pride in Kate’s courage and resilience.

While details about the type and stage of cancer remain undisclosed, Kate’s focus remains on her treatment and family. The announcement underscores the indiscriminate nature of cancer, irrespective of social status or age, and highlights the importance of raising awareness about the disease.

As the royal family navigates Kate’s health journey, questions arise about her and Charles’s return to public duties. Both are expected to resume their roles once cleared by their medical teams, with Queen Camilla temporarily stepping in to fulfill some of Charles’s duties.

The situation reflects the ongoing transition within the monarchy, with fewer senior royals available for official engagements.