Jimmy Carter Announced Sunday That He Is Cancer-Free

Good news for a former president of the United States –Jimmy Carter is cancer-free.

Former President Carter made the announcement Sunday in his hometown in Georgia.

His most recent brain scan did not reveal any signs of the original cancer spots, nor any new ones.

Last summer, the 91-year-old announced that melanoma had spread from his liver to four spots in his brain.

He said he was "in the hands of God."

The former president says he will continue to receive regular doses of the treatment that helps the body’s immune system fight cancer.