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After long fight against brain cancer, McCain ends treatment

 

August 26, 2018



WASHINGTON (AP) — Arizona Sen. John McCain has discontinued medical treatment for an aggressive form of brain cancer, his family says.

It's a likely indication that the war hero, onetime presidential nominee and longtime lawmaker is nearing the end of his life.

The 81-year-old McCain has surpassed expectations for survival, but "the progress of disease and the inexorable advance of age render their verdict," the family said in a statement. "With his usual strength of will, he has now chosen to discontinue medical treatment."

The six-term GOP senator, whose birthday is Aug. 29, has been aw...



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