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Jimmy Carter has surgery to remove a mass from his liver

Jimmy Carter has surgery to remove a mass from his liver

Former President Jimmy Carter underwent an operation Monday "to remove a small mass in his liver," the Carter Center announced. The elective procedure took place at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta "without issues, and the prognosis is excellent for a full recovery," the center said in a statement. It provided no other details. Carter, 90, is the second-oldest living U.S. president. George H.W. Bush, who spent a few nights in a Maine hospital last month with a broken neck vertebra, is about four months older. The 39th president's liver operation comes just weeks after the publication of his book "A Full Life: Reflections at 90," which The...

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