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ATLANTA (CBS NEWS) – Jimmy Carter announced Sunday that he no longer needs treatment for cancer, less than seven months after revealing he had been diagnosed with melanoma that spread to his brain.

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Carter, 91, shared the news at one of his regular Sunday School classes at Maranatha Baptist Church in his hometown of Plains, Georgia.

Carter always starts his lessons with a brief update on his recent activities. This week, Carter told the class, he received an MRI lasting more than 2 hours.

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“And then the doctors determined that I didn’t need any more treatment,” Carter said in a video posted by an Atlanta news station. “So I’m not going to have any more treatment.”

He smiled as the audience applauded.

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