News / World by Press Association 24/08/2018, 4:28 pm FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter US senator John McCain has decided to discontinue medical treatment for brain cancer, his family have said. In a statement, the Arizona senator’s family said he has surpassed expectations for his survival, but “the progress of disease and the inexorable advance of age render their verdict”. The family added: “With his usual strength of will, he has now chosen to discontinue medical treatment.” The 81-year-old is in his sixth term representing Arizona, but has been away from the Capitol since December. Family members said they are grateful for the support and kindness shown by his care givers and for the outpouring of concern and affection from thousands of people. Sign up to our Daily newsletter More from the Evening Express … [Read more...] about John McCain stopping medical treatment for brain cancer
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Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Christina Prignano Globe staff August 24, 2018 Senator John McCain is discontinuing treatment for his cancer, according to a statement released by his office on Friday. The family of the Republican from Arizona said McCain had already surpassed expectations for survival of the aggressive cancer, glioblastoma, “but the progress of disease and the inexorable advance of age render their verdict.”The family thanked well wishers for their support over the last year. Advertisement Loading comments... … [Read more...] about John McCain discontinuing treatment for aggressive cancer
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Politics Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Advertisement Supported by BREAKING ByNicholas Fandos and Jonathan Martin Aug. 24, 2018 WASHINGTON — Senator John McCain of Arizona, who has been battling brain cancer for more than a year, will no longer be treated for his condition, his family announced on Friday, a sign that the Republican war hero is most likely entering his final days. “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,” the family said in a statement. “With his usual strength of will, he has now chosen to discontinue medical treatment.” Mr. … [Read more...] about John McCain Will No Longer Be Treated for Brain Cancer, Family Says
POLITICS 08/13/2018 05:16 pm ET The president couldn't say one nice thing about the senator before signing the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act. By Doha Madani President Donald Trump couldn’t manage to say a single nice thing about Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) at an event on Monday where he signed a defense bill named for the former prisoner of war. Trump went to Fort Drum in New York to sign the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act but did not mention the senator at all in his speech. The president has frequently insulted McCain, a Vietnam veteran and prisoner of war, even as the senator battles an aggressive form of brain cancer. The president did, however, boast about creating a new military branch, the Space Force. “It is not enough to merely have an American presence in space,” Trump told troops at Fort Drum. “We must have American dominance in space.” "It is not … [Read more...] about Trump Signs Act Named After John McCain Without Mentioning McCain Once
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Politics Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Today's Paper Advertisement Supported by ByMichael D. Shear Aug. 13, 2018 WASHINGTON — If President Trump had wanted to make a gracious mention of John McCain, the ailing Republican senator from Arizona, he could have done it on Monday, when the president signed the $716 billion military spending bill named in Mr. McCain’s honor. He didn’t. Standing in front of soldiers and senior military leaders at Fort Drum in New York, Mr. Trump made no mention of Mr. McCain, 81, who has been one of the president’s fiercest critics but has largely been absent from the Senate as he struggles with advanced brain cancer. The president studiously avoided reading the official name of the legislation — which would have meant mentioning Mr. McCain — during the 28-minute speech or during the signing ceremony afterward. (The … [Read more...] about Trump Talks for 28 Minutes on Bill Named for John McCain. Not Mentioned: McCain.