Former President Jimmy Carter No Longer Needs Cancer Treatments

Former President Jimmy Carter Holds News Conference On His Cancer Diagnosis

ATLANTA, GA – AUGUST 20: Former President Jimmy Carter discusses his cancer diagnosis during a press conference at the Carter Center on August 20, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. Carter confirmed that he has melanoma that has spread to his liver and brain and will start treatment today. (Photo by Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)

Source: Time

He’s been cancer-free for about two months

Former President Jimmy Carterno longer needs cancer treatments.

The 91-year-old made the announcement at a Sunday school class at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, Ga. about two months after he told congregants that he was cancer-free, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. He had revealed last August that he would undergo treatment formelanoma in his brain and liver.

The former president said Sunday that his doctors at Emory Winship Cancer Institute gave him the good news after an MRI last week, according to the AJC. “He said he will continue to get scans and MRI’s and if the time comes that they need to start (treatment) back up, they will,” church member Mandy Flynn told the newspaper.

Carter had undergone treatments from August 2015 until February 2016, his spokeswoman Deanna Congileo told TIME in an email Sunday.

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