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.

Sen . John McCain , 80, has been diagnosed with a primary glioblastoma, a type of brain tumor , Mayo Clinic doctors directly involved in the senator ’s care told CNN exclusively.

Senator John McCain on Capitol Hill on Wednesday June 21, 2017.© Melina Mara/The Washington Post Senator John McCain on Capitol Hill on Wednesday June 21, 2017.

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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Sen . John McCain John McCain John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer Administration briefs Senate The tumor was discovered after the senior Arizona senator underwent a minor procedure last week to Tensions are bubbling over between President Trump and Senate Republicans .

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.”

Eerie Parallels Between John McCain and Edward Kennedy .
Once again, in the middle of contentious health care deliberations, a larger-than-life figure in the Senate has learned he has brain cancer.WASHINGTON — The circumstances are eerily similar. In the middle of contentious health care deliberations, a larger-than-life figure in the Senate learns he has a very serious form of brain cancer. A leading voice goes quiet and the Senate suffers for it.

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