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Posted on: 14-12-15
Jimmy Carter wins over cancer

Jimmy Carter, the former President of United States wins over cancer. He said the melanoma that was found in his liver and spread to his brain has cleared. He made the announcement during Sunday school teaching at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, GA.

Carter said he would continue to receive regular three-week treatments. The former president said in August he had four spots of melanoma on his brain. A 1-inch mass in his liver was removed earlier that month, and a biopsy revealed the cancer was melanoma. Carter said he would receive radiation as well as the immunotherapy drug to treat the cancer as part of his treatment at Atlanta’s Emory University Winship Cancer Center. He described the spots in his brain as small – about 2 millimeters each. But cancer that has spread so extensively is classified as Stage IV.

The American politician and author Jimmy Carter who served as the 39th President of the United States from 1977 to 1981. He was awarded the 2002 Nobel Peace Prize for his work with the Carter Center. Last month, the Carter Center – the non-profit founded by the former president and his wife Rosalynn – released an update on Carter’s health, saying “recent tests have shown there is no evidence of new malignancy, and his original problem is responding well to treatment. Further tests will continue.”

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