Jimmy Carter announces he is cancer-free

6 Dec 2015 | Author: | No comments yet »

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter is now cancer-free, according to his grandson.

Jason Carter told The Associated Press in a text message that his grandfather “told me that the doctors couldn’t find any cancer in his most recent scan.” The elder Carter apparently shared the good news before giving a Sunday School lesson at Maranatha Baptist Church in his hometown of Plains, Georgia. Carter, who turned 91 last month, revealed in August that doctors had discovered and removed a small mass on his liver, which they diagnosed as melanoma. But he remained in good spirits.“I’m perfectly at ease with whatever comes,” he told reporters, smiling. “You know, I have had a wonderful life. A year after leaving the White House, he and his wife, Rosalynn, founded the Carter Center, which carries out humanitarian projects in dozens of countries.

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