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Kathleen Foody - August 2015
Former president Jimmy Carter recently spoke about his cancer diagnosis and treatment, saying that while it will significantly impact his usual routine and he will have to cut back on how much he works, he will not stop working.
Carter spoke to his staff and reporters shortly before he began radiation, explaining his plans for managing work and treatment going forward:
"Carter acknowledged Thursday that skin cancer is forcing him to cut back "fairly dramatically" on his usual routine. His regimen includes intravenous drug treatments every three weeks, and the possibility of more targeted radiation if the melanoma shows up elsewhere in his body. But he insisted that his work isn't done yet — and pointed to The Carter Center's dramatic inroads against diseases in Africa, Asia and Latin America as an example."
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Original source: www.sfgate.com