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Wednesday, 19 July 2017 18:21

Senator McCain Diagnosed with Brain Tumor, Considering Treatment Options Featured

The blood clot removed from above Senator McCain’s left eye was associated with a primary brain tumor.

STATEMENT FROM THE OFFICE OF SENATOR JOHN McCAIN

Washington, D.C. – At the request of Senator John McCain (R-AZ) and his family, Mayo Clinic released the following statement today:

“On Friday, July 14, Sen. John McCain underwent a procedure to remove a blood clot from above his left eye at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix. Subsequent tissue pathology revealed that a primary brain tumor known as a glioblastoma was associated with the blood clot.

“Scanning done since the procedure (a minimally invasive craniotomy with an eyebrow incision) shows that the tissue of concern was completely resected by imaging criteria.

“The Senator and his family are reviewing further treatment options with his Mayo Clinic care team. Treatment options may include a combination of chemotherapy and radiation.

“The Senator’s doctors say he is recovering from his surgery ‘amazingly well’ and his underlying health is excellent.”

The office of Senator John McCain also released the following statement:

“Senator McCain appreciates the outpouring of support he has received over the last few days. He is in good spirits as he continues to recover at home with his family in Arizona. He is grateful to the doctors and staff at Mayo Clinic for their outstanding care, and is confident that any future treatment will be effective. Further consultations with Senator McCain's Mayo Clinic care team will indicate when he will return to the United States Senate.”

Letter from Meghan McCain

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Governor Ducey Statement On Senator John McCain

PHOENIX — Governor Doug Ducey today released the following statement on Senator McCain: "John McCain is undoubtedly the toughest man in the United States Senate. He is an American hero and has served our country like few ever will.

"‪Senator McCain has set an example for all Americans in the toughest of fights, in the most difficult circumstances. I have no doubt he'll do it again. ‪"My prayers and my full support are with him and his family."

Congressman Biggs’ Statement on Senator John McCain

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Biggs released the following statement after breaking news about Senator McCain’s health:“Cindy and I are praying for Senator McCain and his family tonight after hearing this devastating news about his health. I have been amazed by his energy and vigor for serving his country over the years, and the sacrifices he made for this nation are unmatched. I hope to see him back on Capitol Hill soon, and I know that he will fight this diagnosis with every ounce of strength he has within him.”

 

 

AZ GOP: John McCain Is A Fighter

PHOENIX -- Arizona Republican Party Chairman Jonathan Lines released the below statement regarding Senator John McCain.

"Rosalie and I are keeping Senator John McCain, Mrs. McCain and his entire family in our prayers during this difficult time. The Senator sure has proved over the last 30 years representing Arizona that he is a fighter. I am sure he will fight and beat this too. Please join us in praying for the McCain family."

 

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