The news keeps getting better for former President Jimmy Carter.
Carter revealed Sunday that he no longer needs to receive treatment for cancer.
The 91-year-old made the announcement at the Sunday school class he teaches in Plains, Georgia.
Carter will “continue scans and resume treatment if necessary,” said Carter Center spokeswoman Deanna Congileo.
The former President first announced last August that a deadly form of skin cancer, melanoma, which was first found in his liver, had spread to his brain. Carter initially said he thought he had only weeks to live when he first learned of the diagnosis. He left his fate “in the hands of God, whom I worship.”
Carter was treated via surgery, radiation and a relatively new form of immunotherapy.
In November, Carter’s doctors at Emory University’s Winship Cancer Institute in Atlanta said his treatment had gone well — with no signs the cancer has spread.
He received cancer treatments from August through February 2016, according to Congileo.