Palace denies Duke cancer claim

BUCKINGHAM Palace has this afternoon denied reports that the Duke of Edinburgh has prostate cancer.

BUCKINGHAM Palace has this afternoon denied reports that the Duke of Edinburgh has prostate cancer.

According to the Evening Standard, the 87-year-old was diagnosed with the condition in April while being treated for a chest infection.

In the report, a cancer specialist claimed that it was an “open secret” in the medical community that Prince Philip has cancer.

But a statement from Buckingham Palace denied the claim and said that the report was a “serious breach” of privacy.


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