Politics John McCain, Republican senator from Arizona, diagnosed with brain tumor

03:55  20 july  2017
03:55  20 july  2017 Source:   MSN

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US Senator for Arizona and former presidential candidate for the Republican party, John McCain , has been diagnosed with a brain tumour , his hospital have said in a statement.

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Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) has been diagnosed with a brain tumor, his office said Wednesday.

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The Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix said tests revealed “a primary brain tumor known as a glioblastoma” associated with a blood clot above his left eye that was removed last week.

“The Senator and his family are reviewing further treatment options with his Mayo Clinic care team,” said the hospital in a statement. “Treatment options may include a combination of chemotherapy and radiation.”

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John McCain (R- AZ ) has been diagnosed with brain cancer, CNN reports. The news comes after the senator underwent surgery for a blood clot above his left eye. Whoa– John McCain has a brain tumor pic.twitter.com/rZVcYNlNqD.

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McCain, 80, was treated for the blood clot last week. His office announced last Saturday that he would be away from the Senate all of this week.

“The Senator’s doctors say he is recovering from his surgery ‘amazingly well’ and his underlying health is excellent,” the hospital said in its statement.

Senator John McCain (R-AZ) questions former FBI Director, James Comey as he appeared before the Senate Intelligence Committee in the Hart Office Building on Thursday June 08, 2017.© Matt McClain/The Washington Post Senator John McCain (R-AZ) questions former FBI Director, James Comey as he appeared before the Senate Intelligence Committee in the Hart Office Building on Thursday June 08, 2017.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) issued the following statement Wednesday: “John McCain is a hero to our Conference and a hero to our country. He has never shied from a fight and I know that he will face this challenge with the same extraordinary courage that has characterized his life. The entire Senate family’s prayers are with John, Cindy and his family, his staff, and the people of Arizona he represents so well.

“We all look forward to seeing this American hero again soon.”

McCain returning to Arizona for cancer treatment .
The 80-year-old will undergo further treatment at the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix.In a statement on Friday, his office said he will undergo further treatment at the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix while maintaining his work schedule. The senator, who won a sixth term last year, plans to return to Washington at the end of Congress' August recess.

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