Former President Jimmy Carter says he has cancer and it has spread
WASHINGTON -- Former President Jimmy Carter has cancer that has spread from his liver to other parts of his body, he announced Wednesday. Carter, 90, had a "small mass" removed from his liver during surgery earlier this month. At the time, he received a prognosis for a full recovery. But, he said Wednesday, "Recent liver surgery revealed that I have cancer that now is in other parts of my body."