Jimmy Carter Now Cancer-free, According to Grandson

Former President Jimmy Carter says doctors detected no sign of cancer in his most recent scan, according to his grandson Jason Carter.

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.” It was not immediately known when the scan took place.Jimmy Carter_1439998175918_113293_ver1.0The elder Carter apparently shared the good news before giving a Sunday School lesson at Maranatha Baptist Church in his hometown of Plains, Georgia. Jill Stuckey, a church leader who was present, said Carter announced that a brain scan this week showed no cancer.

Carter, 91, announced in August that he had been diagnosed with melanoma that spread to his brain.

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