Abb Takk News

US Senator John McCain Discontinues Cancer Treatment

Washington (August 25, 2018): US senator and war hero, John McCain has decided to stop treatment for the brain cancer he has been battling for over a year. 

According to international news agency, McCain’s family said that he had surpassed expectations for his survival and made the choice to end his treatment.The six-term senator and 2008 Republican presidential nominee, McCain was diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumor in July 2017, during a surgery to remove a blood clot from above his left eye and had been undergoing medical treatment.

McCain’s vice-presidential running mate, Sarah Palin wrote in a tweet, ‘Prayers for @SenJohnMcCain and his family at this most trying time’.

John McCain left Washington in December, but has remained a vocal political figure.

McCain was a fighter pilot during the Vietnam War. When his plane was shot down, he spent more than five years as a prisoner of war.

Related News:

US Senator McCain Diagnosed With Brain Cancer

Suppressing free press is how dictators get started: Senator McCain