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An enlarged prostate led to King Charles' cancer diagnosis - govjobcircular.com An enlarged prostate led to King Charles' cancer diagnosis - govjobcircular.com

Following a treatment for an enlarged prostate, Buckingham Palace announced on Monday that King Charles III had been diagnosed with cancer. The exact type of cancer and the severity of the ailment were not disclosed.

"A further matter of worry was identified during King's recent medical operation for a benign enlargement of the prostate. A type of cancer was discovered during additional diagnostic testing, the palace said in a statement.

Charles does not have prostate cancer, according to the palace, though it is unknown what kind of cancer was identified.

An enlarged prostate is comparatively common in elderly men; according to Yale Medicine, about 80% of men over 70 have one. It is not linked to cancer. In November, Charles celebrated his 75th birthday

The illness can occasionally result in symptoms including trouble peeing, losing control over one's bladder, or repeatedly waking up in the middle of the night to go to the bathroom. Doctors frequently advise transurethral resection, a surgery to remove extra prostate tissue, in such circumstances.