Former President Jimmy Carter revealed that he has liver cancer and that it has spread to other parts of his body. The 90-year-old elder statesman found out while undergoing an elective procedure to remove a small mass in his liver.

Carter told the press in a statement that he would disclose more “when facts are known, possibly next week.” 


Facts about Jimmy Carter:

 During his term, Carter created the Department of Energy and the Department of Education.

 On his second say of office, Carter pardoned all Vietnam War draft-dodgers.

 President Carter set up the Carter Center in 1982. The foundation’s purpose is to advance human rights and alleviate human suffering.

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