Sen. John McCain Has Been Diagnosed With Brain Cancer

Sen. John McCain announced he was diagnosed with brain cancer after doctors removed a blood clot from above his left eye.
Posted at 10:36 AM, Jul 20, 2017

Former presidential candidate and six-term senator John McCain has been diagnosed with brain cancer.

The Mayo Clinic announced doctors discovered a tumor after removing a blood clot from just above his left eye a few days earlier.

McCain's absence for surgery delayed the now-defunct GOP health care reform bill.

The statement said McCain is in good spirits and "confident that any future treatment will be effective."

McCain says he will review his treatment options, which may include radiation and chemotherapy. He's not sure when he will return to the Senate.