Sen. McCain chooses to discontinue treatment for cancer

Sen. McCain chooses to discontinue treatment for cancer

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Sen. John McCain, who was diagnosed last July with brain cancer, has announced that he has chosen to discontinue medical treatment. To read more about his career CLICK HERE.

His statement follows:

Washington, D.C. ­– The McCain family released the following statement today:

"Last summer, Senator John McCain shared with Americans the news our family already knew: he had been diagnosed with an aggressive glioblastoma, and the prognosis was serious. In the year since, John has surpassed expectations for his survival. But the progress of disease and the inexorable advance of age render their verdict. With his usual strength of will, he has now chosen to discontinue medical treatment. Our family is immensely grateful for the support and kindness of all his caregivers over the last year, and for the continuing outpouring of concern and affection from John's many friends and associates, and the many thousands of people who are keeping him in their prayers. God bless and thank you all."

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