As her loved ones rally round in support sarah, duchess of york how she is staying strong as she faces a second cancer diagnosis

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Sarah with the two people who mean the most to her in the world – and whom she knows she can rely on after her diagnosis with a malignant melanoma – daughters Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie

It was not the start to 2024 she was hoping for, after spending much of last year recovering from breast cancer. Two days into the new year, Sarah, Duchess of York, received a second “distressing” diagnosis – this time in the form of malignant melanoma.She shared her news publicly after spending a few weeks recuperating at the exclusive Mayrlife clinic in Austria, which is her “haven”, according to friends.Now, back in Windsor, surrounded by her beloved family, Sarah is determined this latest setback will not slow her down.As her daughters Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie rally round, allowing her to spend plenty of time with her grandchildren, Sarah exclusively tells HELLO!: “They support me through thick and thin, not least my recent illness. We call each other ‘The Tripod’ because we prop each other up, come what may.”


A friend also tells hello!: “She is one of the most resilient people I have ever known. She just gets on with things and that’s how she’s approaching this whole situation.

“A second diagnosis is a lot to deal with for anyone, but she won’t let it stop her writing or her charity work or anything that she wants to do. She’s home and the girls and Andrew [Sarah’s ex-husband the Duke] are being amazing. She’s with the grandchildren.“She’s been overwhelmed with how lovely everyone has been. It has really buoyed her up.”

HELLO! understands the wider royal family have also shared their support, weeks after she spent Christmas with them at Sandringham and appeared publicly with them at church.A royal source says: “Her health is, of course, a concern to everyone and they send their best wishes.”

Sarah shares an image (left) from Altaussee in Austria, where she has been convalescing at the Mayrlife clinic, updating her 700,000 Instagram followers about her latest health scare. “I am resting with family at home now, feeling blessed to have their love and support,” she wrote. hello! understands the wider royal family are also concerned, with a source saying that they “send their best wishes”


HELLO!also understands the royal family were impressed by how Sarah handled her breast cancer diagnosis and encouraged other women to go for screenings.

“She’s also been the glue that has held her family together through lots of ups and downs and kept the show on the road. She’s been there for Andrew and I think the fam

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