Kensington Palace announces that Kate, the Princess of Wales, has been hospitalized for planned abdominal surgery 

Kate's desire to maintain normalcy for her children and keep her personal medical information private 

Buckingham Palace reveals that King Charles III, William's father, will be admitted for a corrective procedure to address an enlarged prostate 

the success of Princess Kate's surgery but notes that, based on medical advice, she is unlikely to return to public duties until after Easter. 

It is confirmed that Kate's health issue is unrelated to cancer 

Prince William will miss some engagements to be with his wife during her recovery. 

Prince William, the eldest son of King Charles, is next in line to inherit the British throne. 

Well-wishes and messages of support pour in from around the world as the public hopes for Princess Kate's swift recovery