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Jimmy Carter Says He's Cancer-Free

The former president announced cancer had spread to his brain in August, but a successful treatment has apparently reversed his condition.

By Melissa Prax | December 6, 2015

Former president Jimmy Carter says he no longer has cancer. 

According to the Atlanta-Journal Constitution, Carter made the announcement at his church Sunday morning, saying a scan this week showed the cancer was gone.

The 91-year-old had announced in August that his cancer had spread from his liver to spots on his brain. During a press conference, he said, "It is in the hands of God."

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His initial diagnosis gave him a few weeks to live, but he began a radiation treatment combined with Keytruda, a relatively new immune-boosting drug, which doctors say he was "responding well" to. (Video via CBS)

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