Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York, reveals she's recovering after breast cancer operation

Sarah Ferguson, The Duchess of York.
Sarah Ferguson, The Duchess of York. Photo credit: Reuters

Britain's Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York, has been diagnosed with breast cancer and has undergone a successful operation, British media reported on Sunday.

Ferguson, 63, who was married to Prince Andrew, was given the diagnosis at a routine mammogram screening and underwent successful surgery, her spokesman told the Daily Telegraph.

"She was advised she needed to undergo surgery which has taken place successfully," the spokesman said.

"The Duchess is receiving the best medical care and her doctors have told her that the prognosis is good."