Sarah ‘Fergie’ Ferguson gives heartbreaking update about health

Even though she is no longer officially part of the Royal Family, Sarah Ferguson, or ‘Fergie’ (as she is lovingly called by her close ones as well as her fans), is still loved by the masses.

She recently shared some heartbreaking news about her health. Keep reading to learn more.


A representative for the Duchess of York confirmed some heartbreaking news about the former Royal Sarah ‘Fergie’ Ferguson. The statement read, “Sarah, Duchess of York was recently diagnosed with an early form of breast cancer detected at a routine mammogram screening. She was advised she needed to undergo surgery, which has taken place successfully.”  

The statement further explained, “The Duchess is receiving the best medical care and her doctors have told her that the prognosis is good. She is now recuperating with her family. The Duchess wants to express her immense gratitude to all the medical staff who have supported her in recent days.”


The statement conveyed her gratitude at medical staff that was able to identify the problem and take care of her. It read, “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.” 

The Duchess is reportedly in good spirits and even recorded an episode of her podcast before she was scheduled for surgery.

The Duchess of York was previous married to Prince Andrew. The two of them share their daughters Princess Eugenie and Princess Beatrice. Sarah was absent during King Charles’ Trooping the Colour celebrating his first birthday since he was crowd. She was also absent from the official coronation ceremony but was seen at the concert afterward.

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Even after her divorce from Prince Andrew, Sarah maintained a close bond with her former mother-in-law, Queen Elizabeth. After her passing, she spoke about the effect it had on her. She said about her bond with the queen, “I am growing much more in my own voice now. I think also the queen dying has sort of liberated me a bit. My sense of purpose has always been, for 62 years, 63 years, to be very loyal and to uphold Her Majesty’s values,” she shared. “She was more a mother to me than my own mother, really, and therefore now she’s not there anymore, I feel as though maybe I can be free to be Sarah. I feel as though I’m liberated from my own mental shackles.”


Share this piece of news with others fans of Sarah Ferguson or as mostly people know her, ‘Fergie.’ We are sending her our best wishes as she recuperates from this ordeal.