Former US President Carter ‘At Ease’ Fighting Cancer

Former U.S. president Jimmy Carter says tests on a mass removed from his liver reveal he has melanoma, usually a type of skin cancer, that has spread from his liver to his brain.

"At first, I thought it was confined to my liver and that the operation had completely removed it, so I was quite relieved," Carter told reporters in Atlanta Thursday.

But the former president says his positive outlook changed later that same day when a further test revealed tumors in his brain.

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