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Kate Middleton Breaks Silence On Cancer Diagnosis Following Controversial Absence

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By Favour Adegoke on March 22, 2024 at 2:11 PM EDT
Updated on March 22, 2024 at 2:32 PM EDT

The Princess of Wales Kate Middleton has been diagnosed with cancer after her controversial disappearance.

The shocking news of her diagnosis comes after it was revealed that she had resumed official duties, focusing on infant well-being. Her Royal Foundation Centre for Early Childhood funded a trial for a baby observation tool.

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Kate Middleton Diagnosed With Cancer After Undergoing Abdominal Surgery

Catherine Princess of Wales undergoes surgery, London, UK

According to an official announcement by the princess herself, she has been diagnosed with cancer and is currently undergoing chemotherapy.

"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," the 42-year-old princess 42 said in the video, which was filmed at Windsor on Wednesday.

"As you can imagine, this has taken time. It has taken me time to recover from major surgery in order to start my treatment," she added.

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In her video, Kate pleaded for privacy and assured the public that she was "well" and is "getting stronger."

The news of her cancer diagnosis comes after it was revealed that she is diligently working from her residence on an initiative aimed at improving the well-being of infants.

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Kate Middleton Was Subjected To Wild Conspiracy Theories

Prince William and Kate Middleton with their children Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis Start at Lambrook School

Amid her disappearance from the public eye, the Princess of Wales was subjected to various conspiracy theories and rumors regarding her health and whereabouts.

The theories included that she had more severe health issues than an abdominal problem and that Prince William was cheating on her with the Marchioness of Cholmondeley, Rose Hanbury.

A source recently spoke to the National Enquirer (per Radar) about the theories regarding the affair and said Kate was extremely upset about them.

They said, "Kate was apoplectic as the gossip spread through high society circles… There has long been talk that with her pedigree Rose would have been an ideal match for William. People say he's carried a torch for her for years and has told friends she was 'the one that got away.'"

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Even when a video of William and "Kate" taking a shopping trip together close to their Windsor home was released, fans refused to believe it was her. The video received heavy criticism online and people said the woman seen by eyewitnesses and in the footage was a body double, not the actual princess.

Three Hospital Workers Questioned Over Unauthorized Access To Kate Middleton's Medical File

King Charles III Bestows Prestigious New Title On Princess Kate Middleton

Recently, concerns arose regarding a potential breach of confidentiality, prompting an investigation into three staff members at the London Clinic where Kate was treated.

Allegations surfaced this week, suggesting that security protocols surrounding Kate were compromised during her stay at the clinic in January. At least one individual reportedly attempted to access the royal's medical records without authorization, causing alarm within the hospital.

Known for discreetly attending to royal family members, former presidents, and celebrities, the London Clinic has been rocked by accusations. "This is a major security breach and incredibly damaging for the hospital, given its unblemished reputation for treating members of the Royal Family," one source commented.

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Following the incident, Hospital authorities swiftly launched an inquiry into the matter and assured Kensington Palace of a thorough investigation. The incident has left medical staff shocked and disheartened, with feelings of betrayal and disappointment toward the accused colleague.

There Was A Recent Report On Kate Middleton's Royal Foundation

Kate Middleton attends The Together At Christmas Carol Service

Kate's alleged return to work coincides with the imminent release of a report on her Royal Foundation Centre for Early Childhood, which was established under The Royal Foundation of The Prince and Princess of Wales.

Kate has frequently emphasized the significance of the initial five years of a child's life and her aspirations for prioritizing the social and emotional growth of every child. As such, the Royal Foundation Centre for Early Childhood recently funded a trial of a novel baby observation tool intended to aid health visitors in identifying signs of social and emotional development in young children.

Kensington Palace affirmed that the Princess Of Wales has been regularly briefed on her campaign's progress and the "overwhelmingly positive" results of a study she championed.

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A spokesperson for the palace shared: "The Princess has been kept updated throughout the process."

Kate Middleton Proposed The Use Of Alarm Distress Baby Scale (ADBB) In The UK

King Charles III Bestows Prestigious New Title On Princess Kate Middleton

Notably, Kate herself proposed the adoption of the tool in the UK after observing a similar system during a royal visit to Denmark, demonstrating her deep personal involvement in the four-month trial, and is reportedly enthusiastic about supporting the extended use of the Alarm Distress Baby Scale (ADBB).

Despite being sidelined from public engagements, typically associated with the study's release, the mom of three is anticipated to back the tool's broader implementation across the UK.

The upcoming report is expected to advocate for expanding the ADBB's utilization within health visiting teams nationwide. These teams utilized the ADBB to enhance families' understanding of infants' emotional expressions.

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