Earlier this year, the internet was buzzing about the whereabouts of Kate Middleton. There were several conspiracy theories going around about her "disappearance," but the Princess of Wales soon announced that she had been battling cancer. Now the internet is speculating that she may be receiving cancer treatment in Houston, Texas.

As of June 11, there has been no updates from Buckingham Palace about Middleton's cancer treatments. In her video published March 22 on her shared social media account with Prince William, she did not disclose what type of cancer she was diagnosed with. She stated that she would undergo "preventative chemotherapy" since she is in the early stages.

Rumors around her disappearance were sparked in March after Middleton had not been seen in public since her reported abdominal surgery on Jan. 14.

Why would the Princess of Wales be receiving cancer treatment in Houston, Texas?

Houston, Texas, is the home of the MD Anderson Cancer Center, which is one of the foremost cancer hospitals that has a focus in treatment and research. According to TikTok user @matta_of_fact, whose account is dedicated to news about the royal family, there have been rumors circulating that Middleton has been spotted multiple times in Houston and her security has been seen at MD Anderson.

@matta_of_fact Kate Middleton spotted in Houston TX? 👀 Spilling the reat of the tea on my #royal theory about #KateMiddleton reciving cancer treatment outside of the UK ☕️ (in the United States, no less) #royals #royalfamily #princesskate #princessofwales #britishroyals #royalnews #royaltea #royalty #britishroyalfamily #royalgossip #royalnews #royalupdates ♬ "Moonlight" in the dream (Beethoven) - LEOPARD

A thread was posted on the Houston subreddit stating that their friends that had stayed at the St. Regis in Houston had seen the Princess of Wales.

Kate Middleton- Princess of Wales byu/legitiam inhouston

In the TikTok from @matta_of_fact, it's thought that Middleton may be flying back and forth between the U.S. and the UK for treatment and is receiving support from her direct family, while Prince William attends palace engagements.

It's also assumed that royal reporters have an understanding, or maybe even a palace briefing, that Middleton is receiving treatment in Texas but it is not to be reported on for her privacy.

As of June 11, these assumptions have all been speculation and there has been no confirmation from Buckingham Palace.

@matta_of_fact An update on #KateMiddleton returning to #royal duties - and my current conclusions on where she’s been 👑☕️ #royals #royaltea #royalfamily #princesskate #princessofwales #royalty #britishroyalfamily #britishroyals #royalnews #royalexpert #royalscandal #royalgossip #royaldrama #royal ♬ Chill and gentle lo-fi/10 minutes(1455687) - nightbird_bgm

No matter where Middleton is receiving cancer treatment, it's important that the American public and paparazzi respect her privacy, which is what the royal reporters with British media appear to have been practicing since her surgery in January.

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