Kate Middleton is continuing her recovery from cancer. Details about her current condition are still unclear, but reports suggest another official update could be forthcoming. Royal fans are eagerly awaiting news about the princess’s health, although an insider indicates it may not be positive.

Since the announcement of her cancer diagnosis on March 22, Kate Middleton has not made any public statements. However, she has remained somewhat active on social media. She and Prince William use their Instagram accounts to communicate with the public, signing their posts with the first letter of their respective first names.

Recently, the UK was shaken by the tragic news of a pilot crashing his Spitfire plane, resulting in his death. The royal family responded quickly, with heartfelt messages.

Kate Middleton has not undertaken any public duties since last year. Initially, she was recovering from planned abdominal surgery. However, in February, she received the shocking news of her cancer diagnosis.

Kate Middleton – Cancer Diagnosis

In an emotional video, Kate shared details about her diagnosis:

“In January, I underwent major abdominal surgery in London, and at the time, it was thought that my condition was non-cancerous. The surgery was successful; however, tests after the operation found cancer had been present. My medical team therefore advised that I should undergo a course of preventive chemotherapy, and I am now in the early stages of that treatment,” Kate Middleton said in her statement, recorded in the Windsor Gardens.

“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. As you can imagine, this has taken time. It has taken me time to recover from major surgery in order to start my treatment. But most importantly, it has taken us time to explain everything to George, Charlotte, and Louis in a way that is appropriate for them and to reassure them that I’m going to be okay.”

Kate has not undertaken any public engagements this year as she recovers from surgery and undergoes preventive chemotherapy.

Despite her health challenges, Kate remains committed to her passions, including breaking the stigma of mental health issues. She also established The Centre for Early Childhood, which focuses on the importance of early years in child development. Last week, a new report from the center was released, highlighting its ongoing work.

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A spokesperson for Kate Middleton has confirmed that she has been overseeing the project despite her preventive chemotherapy. Another senior royal aide emphasized that the princess has been a “driving force.”

“This should not be seen as a return to work,” the spokesperson clarified. “The work of The Prince and Princess’ projects is ‘always on’… early childhood is a huge priority for The Princess, and so she has been kept fully updated throughout the development of the Taskforce’s work, and she has seen the report,” a representative for Kate Middleton told the Daily Mail.

A senior royal aide further elaborated to GB News, saying, “The Princess of Wales was the driving force behind the business task force. She has been kept up to date since the inception of the task force, and she has read the report and been briefed on it.”

While there has been little news about Kate’s possible return to royal duties—except for Prince William mentioning that she is “doing well”—the progress on her early childhood project has given royal fans hope for her eventual return. However, GB News’ royal correspondent Cameron Walker advised that this “should not be seen” as Kate’s return to public duties.

Speaking on GB News, host Isabel Webster noted, “It’s characteristically Catherine, isn’t it? She doesn’t want to distract from this report by having people talk about her health. We should start by saying she’s not feeling well enough to come out and talk about this in public, but she is watching it, keeping a close eye from behind closed doors.”

Cameron Walker added, “This should not be seen as a return to work by the Princess of Wales, but I have been told she’s read the report and has been briefed on it. This involvement stems from her ongoing work since becoming a working member of the Royal Family, where she has been closely engaged with issues of addiction and mental health.”

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“It’s a big task, isn’t it?” the royal correspondent concluded.

Kate Middleton “Needs the Space and Privacy to Recover”

“That’s a lot of change that would need to happen. So it’s going to occur over a long period of time. The princess cannot lobby the government. She can’t be political. So she’s trying to encourage the private sector to do as much as possible in sport and create societal change.

While it’s unclear when Kate will resume her royal duties, one condition appears necessary before she chooses to return.

“This is a clear commitment she has made—that throughout her life of public service, this will be her focus. That will continue when she returns to work. But we have been really clear that she needs the space and privacy to recover right now. She will return to work when she has the green light from doctors,” a royal aide told GB News.

While summer is approaching and people are flocking to parks and other recreational environments, the UK suffered a considerable tragedy last week.

A Classic World War Two Spitfire

On Saturday, Squadron Leader Mark Long, a Royal Air Force pilot, was tragically killed during a Battle of Britain event at RAF Coningsby. Long was flying a WWII Spitfire plane when he crashed.

Prince William and Kate Middleton Share “Incredibly Sad” Statement After RAF Pilot Dies

The Royal Air Force expressed their sorrow in a statement, describing Long as a “great friend, colleague, and passionate, professional aviator.”

“Mark was a Typhoon pilot here at RAF Coningsby, and for the last four years, he has been a pilot with the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight,” said Group Captain Robbie Lees, commander of the RAF’s Display Air Wing, according to the BBC.

Lincolnshire police confirmed on Saturday evening that the pilot had died at the scene of the crash. An investigation into the accident has been launched.

“We are sad to confirm that a man has died after a plane crashed into a field on Langrick Road in Coningsby earlier today. The man was the pilot and sole occupant of the aircraft. Police are not in a position to confirm his name, but his next of kin have been informed,” a police spokesperson said, as reported by The Guardian.

“Nobody else is thought to have been injured as a result. The incident was called into police just before 1:20 pm today [Saturday], and emergency services were immediately dispatched to the scene. Sadly, the injuries the pilot sustained were not survivable, and he was declared deceased at the scene. Investigations are ongoing into the cause.”

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Passionate aviators, politicians, and members of the public all sent their thoughts to Mark Long’s family after the tragic accident. On Saturday evening, Prince William and Kate Middleton also posted their condolences on social media.

“Our Thoughts This Evening Are With the Pilot’s Loved Ones”

The Prince and Princess of Wales’ communications team often uses social media, but whenever the letters “W” or “C” appear at the end of a post, it means that the royals themselves wrote it.

“Incredibly sad to hear of the news from RAF Coningsby. Our thoughts this evening are with the pilot’s loved ones, the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, and the wider RAF family. W & C,” Prince William and Kate wrote.

The March update on Kate Middleton and her cancer diagnosis is the only official update that has been given by the princess herself. How her cancer treatment is unfolding remains unknown, although Prince William admitted a few weeks ago that she is “doing well.”

When Kate Middleton will return to royal life is still a significant question mark. However, a new worrying claim suggests that it will be a long time before royal fans will see her in public again.

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Speaking with the Daily Beast, a royal source said that Kate Middleton’s diary is “empty” for the rest of the year.

Royal Insider Claims Kate Middleton Won’t Be Back on Royal Duty Until Next Year

“Lots of people involved in planning need to know what all the principals are doing a long way in advance,” the royal source said. “I am told that Kate’s diary for this year is empty. There is nothing planned. She may not appear in public for the rest of the year.”

An alleged friend of Kate and William stated to the outlet that the Princess of Wales is prioritizing her mental health above anything else.

“The key thing for her now is avoiding any kind of stress or anxiety and just getting on with the business of getting better,” the insider added. “They will bail out and be off to Sandringham the moment school breaks up.”

As mentioned, the video in which Kate Middleton revealed her cancer diagnosis is the only time she has spoken in public about her health.

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Conspiracy theories surrounding Kate Middleton went berserk all over the internet days before her video announcement was released. A source told the Daily Beast that a new video could be on the table.

“I would not rule out another video message updating the country on her health,” the insider said. “That proved to be a very effective way of keeping the conspiracy theorists at bay.”

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