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Jimmy Carter says scans show no signs of cancer

5 years 5 months 3 weeks ago Wednesday, February 03 2016 Feb 3, 2016 February 03, 2016 10:36 AM February 03, 2016 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: APnewsNow

JUBA, South Sudan - Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said that a scan of his torso conducted last week found no signs of melanoma, the serious form of cancer that doctors discovered last summer in his liver and brain, but he will continue treatment on February 9th.

A previous brain scan found that four cancerous lesions were gone with no new evidence of new cancer cells, Carter said in December.

Carter spoke on the phone to South Sudan from London where he is speaking about his campaign against Guinea worm disease, a painful affliction which his foundation the Carter Center has worked since 1986 to eradicate.

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