Sen. John McCain to discontinue brain cancer treatment, family says originally appeared on abcnews.go.com
Sen. John McCain, who was diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer last year, has decided to discontinue treatment, his family said in a statement Friday.
Last summer McCain said he had been diagnosed with an aggressive glioblastoma, "and the prognosis was serious," his family said in a statement.
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McCain's wife, Cindy, and daughter, Meghan, thanked the teams who took care of him and members of the public who have supported their family.
Congressional leaders, members of Congress and lawmakers who worked closely with McCain also posted messages of support on social media.
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