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Former President Jimmy Carter is suffering from cancer

ATLANTA Former President Jimmy Carter said Wednesday that recent surgery to remove a small mass on his liver revealed he had cancer in other parts of his body. The 90-year-old Georgia native said in a three-sentence statement released by the Carter Center that he will rearrange his schedule so he can undergo treatment by physicians at Emory Healthcare. The statement did not say where the cancer originated or how widespread it is. His spokeswoman declined to elaborate, aside from saying an update would possibly be released next week. His grandson, former state Sen. Jason Carter, thanked well-wishers for their thoughts and prayers on Twitter. Several of Carter's relatives and friends...

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