Breast Cancer

Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York, recovering in hospital after breast cancer diagnosis [Video]

The Duchess of York has undergone surgery for breast cancer.

Sarah Ferguson, 63, was diagnosed with an early form of the disease after a routine mammogram screening, her spokesman said.

She has been told her prognosis is good and is recuperating at Windsor with her family.

In a statement, the spokesman said Sarah wanted to “express her immense gratitude to all the medical staff who have supported her in recent days”.

He added: “She is also hugely thankful to the staff involved in the mammogram which identified her illness, which was otherwise symptom-free, and believes her experience underlines the importance of regular screening.”

It is understood that she was operated on at the private King Edward VII Hospital in London, which is regularly used by the royal family.

She was in hospital for five days and was released on Sunday.

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