Jimmy Carter May Benefit From Revolution in Cancer Immune Drugs

Former U.S. president Jimmy Carter speaks at a news conference at the Carter Center in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., on Thursday.

Photographer: Chris Rank/Bloomberg

Melanoma that metastasizes to the brain used to be among cancer’s most dismal and deadly diagnoses. New treatments, including precise radiation and drugs that stimulate the immune system, are improving patients’ chances and may directly benefit former President Jimmy Carter.

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