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Jimmy Carter: The Public Face of Melanoma

On Thursday, August 20, at a press conference at the Carter Center in Atlanta,¬†former president Jimmy Carter¬†announced that he has advanced, or metastatic, melanoma. Melanoma’s ability to spread, or metastasize, to other parts of the body is what makes it potentially fatal. The term metastatic melanoma, also known as Stage IV melanoma, means that melanoma […]

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