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Prince William shares update on Kate Middleton during cancer treatment – ​​NBC New York

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Prince William gives a new update on Kate Middleton.

As the Princess of Wales keeps her cancer treatment out of the spotlight, William opened up about her health journey.

During a visit to veterans to mark the 80th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Portsmouth, the Duke of Wales explained that Kate was doing better, adding: ‘She would have loved to be here today.’

“I reminded everyone that her grandmother served at Bletchley Park,” he continued in a video shared to X (formerly known as Twitter) on June 5. at Bletchley.” (Kate’s paternal grandmother, Valerie Glassborrow, worked at the historic World War II spy base where Alan Turing would crack the Enigma code used by the Nazis to encrypt secret messages.)

And it appears William – who shares children Prince George, 10, Princess Charlotte, 9, and Prince Louis, 6, with Kate – will continue to attend solo events as the 42-year-old focuses on her health. She will even be absent from the Colonel’s Review prior to the Trooping the Color Ceremony on June 8.

Photos: Kate Middleton receives well wishes from celebrities during health trip

“This year, General James Bucknall KCB, CVO will serve in the role of Inspection Officer,” a Kensington Palace spokesperson told NBC News on May 30, “on behalf of HRH The Princess of Wales at Colonel’s Review as she continues her recovery.”

Although Kate has chosen to battle the disease privately, William assured the public that she and the children remain positive.

“It’s all going well, thank you,” the 41-year-old shared in The Daily Mail in April. “We’re all doing well.”

As for Kate, she highlighted how supportive William has been since stepping back from her royal duties in March to focus on her health.



As Kate Middleton takes a step back from her royal duties due to her cancer diagnosis, many are looking back at the way she has handled public scrutiny over the years.

“It’s been an incredibly tough few months for our entire family,” she said in her video message. “Having William by my side is a great source of comfort and reassurance.”

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