Republican Arizona Sen. John McCain has been diagnosed with brain cancer, according to a statement released by his office and the Mayo Clinic.
McCain was hospitalized last Friday so that he could undergo surgery to remove a blood clot above his left eye. Subsequent tests revealed that a primary brain tumor associated with the blood clot.
“The Senator and his family are reviewing further treatment options with his Mayo Clinic care team,” the Mayo Clinic said. “Treatment options may include a combination of chemotherapy and radiation.”
“The Senator’s doctors say he is recovering from surgery ‘amazingly well’ and his underlying health is excellent,” the clinic continued.
“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,” McCain’s office said. “Further consultations with Senator McCain’s Mayo Clinic care team will indicate when he will return to the United States Senate.”
Source: Daily Caller