Sunday, December 6, 2015

Jimmy Carter Announces He Is Cancer-Free

The former president first said he had been diagnosed with the disease in August.

Former President Jimmy Carter has announced that he is cancer-free after being diagnosed with the disease over the summer.

Former President Jimmy Carter has announced that he is cancer-free after being diagnosed with the disease over the summer.

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The Jimmy Carter Library later shared the newspaper's article on its official Twitter account.

Jill Stuckey, a friend of Carter's and a fellow member of the Maranatha Baptist Church, told the newspaper that the former president told the group "he got a scan this week and the cancer was gone."

"The church, everybody here, just erupted in applause," she said.

She said about 350 people were in the room when he made the announcement.

The 91-year-old announced in August that doctors discovered he had cancer when he was having liver surgery.

The 91-year-old announced in August that doctors discovered he had cancer when he was having liver surgery.

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"They tell him that recent tests have shown there is no evidence of new malignancy, and his original problem is responding well to treatment," the center said in a statement.

The statement said Carter would be having further tests done.

The Carter Center did not respond to a request for comment from BuzzFeed News.


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