Jimmy Carter has cancer, former president reveals

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ATLANTA — Former President Jimmy Carter today revealed he has cancer.

Statement from Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter

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. A more complete public statement will be made when facts are known, possibly next week.

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