Atlanta Journal Constitution

Former President Jimmy Carter, 90, Says He Has Cancer

Aug 13, 2015  •  Post A Comment

“Former President Jimmy Carter, 90, said Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015, that recent surgery to remove a small mass on his liver revealed he had cancer in other parts of his body,” reports the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

The story says , “The statement did not say where the cancer originated or how widespread it is.” Carter’s “spokeswoman declined to elaborate, aside from saying an update would possibly be released next week,” the article adds.

The story also notes that Carter’s “father, brother and two sisters all died from [pancreatic cancer] and his mother had it as well.”

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