Jimmy Carter has sadly announced that he is battling cancer.
The 90-year-old former U.S. President confirmed the news on Wednesday (August 12) on his official website.
“Recent liver surgery revealed that I have cancer that now is in other parts of my body,” the statement read. “I will be rearranging my schedule as necessary so I can undergo treatment by physicians at Emory Healthcare. A more complete public statement will be made when facts are known, possibly next week.”
In case you didn’t know, President Carter served in the White House from 1977 to 1981.
Our thoughts go out to him and his family as he undergoes treatment.