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Former President Jimmy Carter has been diagnosed with cancer

The former president plans to undergo treatment at Emory Healthcare in Atlanta, Georgia.

Former President Jimmy Carter has been diagnosed with cancer.

The 90-year-old politician announced made the heartbreaking announcement on Wednesday, just weeks after having a small mass removed from his liver.

He said: ‘Recent liver surgery revealed that I have cancer that now is in other parts of my body. I will be rearranging my schedule as necessary so I can undergo treatment by physicians at Emory Healthcare.’

The statement released Wednesday makes clear that Carter’s cancer is widely spread, but not where it originated.

Since leaving office in 1981, he as remained active in both American and international politics, but recent health issues has forced his overseas trips to be cut short. In May he left Guyana early and flew home to Atlanta after feeling unwell.

Source: Former President Jimmy Carter has been diagnosed with cancer

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