The representative for Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York, has confirmed to NBC News that she is currently being treated for breast cancer. The duchess, aged 63, received an early-stage diagnosis of the disease after a routine mammogram. As per her spokesperson, she has already undergone surgery as recommended by her doctor. The spokesperson reassured that the duchess is receiving excellent medical care and has a positive prognosis. Currently, she is in the process of recovery with her family. Following her surgery, the duchess has returned to Windsor and is expected to share her experience with cancer in an upcoming episode of her podcast, Tea Talk, scheduled to air on Monday, according to Sky News.
Prince Andrew, ex-husband of Sarah Ferguson, was spotted for the first time since the duchess revealed her breast cancer diagnosis. The Duchess of York, in a heartfelt Instagram post, expressed gratitude to her followers for their kindness and support in response to her diagnosis. She now urges everyone to undergo regular screenings and considers her own diagnosis a wake-up call to prioritize health and fitness. Speaking on her podcast, Tea Talks with the Duchess and Sarah, she emphasized the importance of cancer screenings for all individuals and mentioned that several members of her family have succumbed to cancer.
Meanwhile, Prince Andrew, also 63, appeared composed as he was seen driving his car and later going for a horse ride in Windsor. Sarah Ferguson had hinted at her battle with cancer during an interview with Australian radio hosts Kyle and Jackie O, just days before the news of her diagnosis broke. In the interview, she mentioned waiting for mammogram results and stressed the significance of more women getting screened for cancer. She expressed strength and positivity but acknowledged the need for her body to keep up with her mind.
The surfaced interview occurred after Ferguson’s spokesman confirmed the diagnosis to BBC News. The statement revealed that she was diagnosed with an early form of breast cancer through a routine mammogram screening and subsequently underwent successful surgery. The spokesperson assured that she is receiving top-notch medical care and has a favorable prognosis. Currently, she is recovering alongside her family.