Kate Middleton Provides Cancer Treatment Update, Kevin Jonas Receives Skin Cancer Surgery and More


From Kate Middleton giving an update on her cancer treatment to Kevin Jonas’ skin cancer surgery, here’s what’s happening in the oncology space this week.

Image of Catherine, Princess of Wales. Photo credit: Max Mumby/Indigo via Getty Images

On Friday, Kate Middleton (Princess Kate) provided an update about her cancer treatment on social media.

Photo credit: Max Mumby/Indigo via Getty Images

Princess Kate gave an update on her cancer treatment.

Kate (Catherine), Princess of Wales, gave an update on her cancer treatment via X (formerly known as Twitter). She mentioned that her cancer treatment is ongoing and will continue for “a few more months.”

“I am making good progress, but as anyone going through chemotherapy will know, there are good days and bad days,” she said on the social media platform. “On those bad days, you feel weak, tired and you have to give in to your body resting. But on the good days, when you feel stronger, you want to make the most of feeling well.”

The princess, who was born Kate Middleton, announced in March that she was diagnosed with cancer. She has not revealed what kind of cancer she has.

“I’m looking forward to attending The King’s Birthday Parade this weekend with my family and hope to join a few public engagements over the summer, but equally knowing I am not out of the woods yet,” she said in the X post.

Kevin Jonas had surgery to remove skin cancer.

Singer Kevin Jonas announced on an Instagram video that he had skin cancer removed from a spot on his head.

The 36-year-old said in the video, “So today I am getting a basal cell carcinoma removed from my head. Yes, that is an actually little skin cancer guy that started to grow, and now I have to get surgery to remove it.”

According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, basal cell carcinoma is the most common form of skin cancer. The disease is slow-growing and mostly curable when caught and treated early.

Jonas’ video then cut to him in a car saying that the procedure is finished and he is heading home. He ended by urging viewers to get their moles checked by health care professionals. “Make sure to get those moles checked, people!”

Linda Perry revealed having breast cancer and double mastectomy.

Singer and songwriter Linda Perry from 4 Non Blondes recently opened up about her experience and treatment for breast cancer after initially keeping the diagnosis a secret.

In 2021, Perry received a diagnosis of triple-negative breast cancer and underwent a double mastectomy, she told PEOPLE.

While preparing for an elective breast reduction surgery, it was revealed that she had breast cancer, she explained in her new documentary, “Linda Perry: Let It Die Here.” She stated that if she hadn’t gone for the elective breast reduction surgery, she “would’ve never found” the breast cancer. If she began to feel unwell, Perry explained, she would have attributed it to the stress from caring for her mother who was ill.

“My doctor basically said the cancer that I had was the kind that she finds in people where they have six months to maybe two years to live,” she said to PEOPLE. “And I would’ve never found it, and I would’ve never done anything about it when I started feeling off, because I would’ve thought it was because of my mom and the stressful situation I was under.”

A Hallmark actor’s wife underwent cancer surgery.

Actor Brennan Elliott’s wife, Camilla Row, recently announced that she underwent surgery for stage 4 stomach cancer.

According to heavy.com, Row shared a photo on her private Instagram account depicting her sleeping in a hospital bed with Elliott next to her reading a script. The caption of the post read, “Brennan has been pulling double duty, prepping for a movie [and] coming to see me daily, making the best of a makeshift office in my hospital room as I nap,” according to heavy.com.

In a post on his Instagram account three weeks ago, Elliott — who is known for his portrayals on “Strong Medicine,” “The 4400,” “Cedar Cove” and “UnREAL” — shared a photo of himself and Row before attending a fundraising event for City of Hope. “Moving the needle one millimeter at a time requires a collaborative effort and I am so honored to be a part of this impressive bunch.”

A boat team helped each other navigate breast cancer experiences.

A South Jersey dragon boat team gave each other strength on the water as they helped each other navigate experiences with breast cancer.

Their coach, Maureen Kane, led the team and explained that the participating women are at different stages in their experiences.

“It's made up of women who have been through or have been diagnosed with breast cancer,” Kane told 6ABC. “Some of them newly diagnosed. Some of them have been going through this journey for a while.”

A veteran political journalist died of pancreatic cancer.

Howard Fineman, a veteran political journalist died two years after a pancreatic cancer diagnosis. He was 75 years old.

In the late 1970s, Fineman moved to Washington and reported for the Courier-Journal before working for Newsweek for nearly 30 years. There, he worked as a reporter and editor and became known for his political analyses.

Fineman’s son, Nick Fineman, posted about his father’s death on X. He said, “At times while growing up, my dad was larger than life to me. A giant on a tv screen, stage or in the pages of a magazine. Other times he was my vulnerable father that no one else had the privilege to see. The world was a better place because he lived in it and wrote about it. I was lucky enough to get to call him dad.”

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