• Donald Trump Nov 15, 2018

    Sen. McCain Diagnosed With Brain Tumor After Clot Removed

    Sen. John McCain, the 2008 Republican presidential nominee, Vietnam prisoner of war and political maverick in Congress for more than three decades, has been diagnosed with an aggressive type of brain tumor. The 80-year-old Arizona lawmaker has glioblastoma, according to doctors at the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, where McCain had a blood clot removed from above his left eye last...

  • Asher Klein Sep 25, 2017

    McCain Says Doctors Gave Him ‘Very Poor Prognosis' on Brain Cancer

    U.S. Sen. John McCain says doctors have given him a “very poor prognosis” as he battles brain cancer. McCain underwent surgery in July for a brain tumor that was later found to be a form of glioblastoma, the same type of cancer that took the life of his former Senate colleague Edward M. Kennedy in 2009. McCain tells CBS’ “60...

  • Donald Trump Jul 20, 2017

    McCain Says ‘I'll Be Back Soon' After Cancer Diagnosis

    Battling brain cancer, John McCain on Thursday vowed to return to the Senate, leveling fresh criticism at the Trump administration and aiming a good-natured dig at Republican and Democratic colleagues shaken by news of his diagnosis.

  • Donald Trump Jul 20, 2017

    McCain's Brain Tumor Is Particularly Aggressive Type

    Sen. John McCain’s tumor is one of the most aggressive forms of brain cancer, and his family and doctors are deliberating next treatment options. The senator had undergone surgery last week to have a blood clot removed from above his left eye, and that clot turned out to be a sign that a tumor called a glioblastoma had begun growing....

  • Donald Trump Jul 20, 2017

    ‘Stay Strong': Colleagues, Friends Show Support for McCain After Cancer Diagnosis

    Arizona Sen. John McCain has been diagnosed with a brain tumor after doctors removed a blood clot above his left eye last week, his office said in a statement Wednesday....
    The 80-year-old Republican has glioblastoma, an aggressive cancer, according to doctors at the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix. McCain’s Congressional colleagues were quick to express their support on social media. Many alluded...

  • Medicare Apr 3, 2017

    A ‘Sci-Fi' Cancer Therapy Fights Brain Tumors, Study Finds

    t sounds like science fiction, but a cap-like device that makes electric fields to fight cancer improved survival for the first time in more than a decade for people with deadly brain tumors, final results of a large study suggest. Many doctors are skeptical of the therapy, called tumor treating fields, and it’s not a cure. It’s also ultra-expensive —...

  • Medicare Apr 3, 2017

    A ‘Sci-Fi' Cancer Therapy Fights Brain Tumors, Study Finds

    t sounds like science fiction, but a cap-like device that makes electric fields to fight cancer improved survival for the first time in more than a decade for people with deadly brain tumors, final results of a large study suggest. Many doctors are skeptical of the therapy, called tumor treating fields, and it’s not a cure. It’s also ultra-expensive —...

  • Medicare Apr 3, 2017

    A ‘Sci-Fi' Cancer Therapy Fights Brain Tumors, Study Finds

    t sounds like science fiction, but a cap-like device that makes electric fields to fight cancer improved survival for the first time in more than a decade for people with deadly brain tumors, final results of a large study suggest. Many doctors are skeptical of the therapy, called tumor treating fields, and it’s not a cure. It’s also ultra-expensive —...

  • Medicare Feb 28, 2017

    Flash Mob Dancers Surprise Girl Battling Cancer

    A flash mob surprised a 9-year-old Michigan girl battling cancer with a dance party. Over 300 people showed up to bring a smile to Tessa Prothero on her birthday.  

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