Jimmy Carter has told his Sunday school class that he's been declared cancer-free, after several months of treatment.

The former president, now age 91, underwent radiation treatment and drug treatments beginning in August for melanoma previously found in his liver which had spread to his brain.

While teaching a class of about 350 people Sunday morning at Maranatha Baptist Church in the Atlanta area, Carter said a recent scan showed the cancer was gone, attendee Jill Stuckey told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

"He said he got a scan this week and the cancer was gone," Stuckey told the paper.

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