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Princess Kate's Future Plans: Next Queen to Prioritize 'Low Pressure' Engagements Upon Reentry to Royal Life

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The Princess of Wales could be returning to royal duties 'by summer' 2024.

Apr. 27 2024, Published 1:45 p.m. ET

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Catherine, Princess of Wales is currently in "good spirits," which has led many to start predicting how she can and will return to public royal life.

"Short visits, preferably low pressure with either small groups of people met in private," senior therapist Sally Baker told an outlet when discussing HRH's possible plans.

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Kate, Princess of Wales, pictured delivering news of her cancer battle to the world, March 22, 2024.

"Press attention will be heightened after her extended leave of absence from public duty," she added. "Therefore, the royal family will be attentive to minimizing her exposure."

This led some analysts to suggest certain wording in her March social media video, and the nature of her treatments requires private isolation to reduce ineffectiveiness.

The future queen announced her cancer struggle over one month ago, and the "emotional" clip she released online has been praised for its bravery.

"I think there is a great deal of sympathy, both for the King and for Catherine, especially after her broadcast which I thought was perhaps the most courageous of its type given by a public figure in Britain," royal and entertainment expert Richard Fitzwilliams exclusively told The Royal Observer.

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The Princes of Wales and King Charles III are both battling cancer in early 2024.

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"Millions have been affected by this malign disease," he adds when highlighting how the future queen's message likely resonated with sufferers of the illness across the world.

Both the Princess of Wales and King Charles III are battling unknown forms of malignancy, with Kate's diagnosis following a "detection that the disease had been present" based on pathology reports after her abdominal surgery back in January. It is believed the King's sickness is an active form of the disease and his treatments are not merely "preventative" like his daughter-in-law's. This has drawn many to reflect and report on their "loving" bond with one another.

"The King has always had a close, warm, and unique relationship with the princess," a palace source revealed about the pair's dynamic. "She has a great love and respect for him and his position. When they were in hospital together there was a lot of toddling down the corridor to spend time with her. He has been encouraging and supporting her throughout."

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Kate, Princess of Wales and King Charles III's illnesses have 'challenged' the monarchy in recent months.

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"He's not a father figure as such — she’s got her own dad to whom she's absolutely devoted — but you could say the king treats her like the daughter he never had," a report published on March 23, stated. "You see it in the pictures of them together. That relationship is best summed up in those fascinating moments when she greets him first with a kiss and then with a curtsy."

"It is highly unusual for just the two of them to sit down together like this," a source revealed when discussing a reported lunch meeting between the future queen and her Sovereign on March 21. "The King had already been made aware that the woman he calls 'my beloved daughter-in-law' had cancer.

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The Princess of Wales in procession for King Charles III's first Trooping the Colour ceremony as monarch, June 17, 2023.

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GBN interviewed Baker.

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