Sarah Ferguson Have been diagnosed with breast cancer.
A representative for the Duchess of York confirmed the news in a statement to The Economic Times.
“Sarah, Duchess of York was recently diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer during a routine mammogram. She was advised to undergo surgery, which was successfully performed,” the statement said. “The Duchess is receiving the best medical care possible, Her doctor has told her the prognosis is good. She is now recovering with her family. The Duchess would like to express her heartfelt thanks to all the healthcare staff who have supported her in recent days.”
The statement continued, “She is also very grateful to the staff involved in the mammograms that uncovered her disease, which she otherwise had no symptoms, and believes her experience underscores the importance of regular screening.”
Sarah’s rep also told The Economic Times that she recorded a podcast episode before undergoing surgery.
The Duchess of York was previously married to Prince Andrew. The couple are parents to Princesses Eugenie and Princess Beatrice. Sarah didn’t join the royal family last week during celebrations marking King Charles III’s first birthday. Sarah did not join the royal family at Charles’ official coronation. However, she still attended the concert.
this Afternoon Tea with the Duchess and Sarah podcast host Talk to ET tells of her life after the death of her former mother-in-law, Queen Elizabeth II, with whom she maintained a close relationship.
“I’m growing with my voice more and more now. I think the passing of the Queen has also liberated me a little bit. For 62, 63 years, my goal has always been to be very loyal and uphold Her Majesty’s mission.” Values,” she said shared. “She was more like my mother to me than my own mother, really, so now that she’s not there, I feel like maybe I’m free to be Sarah. I felt as if I had been liberated from my own mental shackles. ” “