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Former President Carter’s cancer revealed after truncated Guyana’s Election visit + videos

Former President Carter’s cancer revealed after truncated Guyana’s Election visit

August 20, 2015 11:15AM ET – AlJazeera

Download high-resolution version >Former President Jimmy Carter announced Thursday that his cancer is on four small spots on his brain and he will immediately begin radiation treatment.

On learning that the cancer had spread beyond his liver, Carter said, “I just thought I had a few weeks left, but I was surprisingly at ease. I’ve had a wonderful life.”

So far, the pain has been “very slight,” Carter said, and he hasn’t experienced any weakness or debility. Still, he will cut back on his work with the Carter Center and will give the treatment regimen his “top priority.”

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