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  • Sen. John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer

    Sen. John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer

    Arizona Sen. John McCain is recovering after having surgery. (17 July 2017) [Source: 3TV/CBS5]Arizona Sen. John McCain is recovering after having surgery. (17 July 2017) [Source: 3TV/CBS5]

    Arizona Sen. John McCain was diagnosed with brain cancer, his staff announced Wednesday. McCain's underwent surgery last week to remove a blood clot above his left eye and was at home recovering.

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    Arizona Sen. John McCain was diagnosed with brain cancer, his staff announced Wednesday. McCain's underwent surgery last week to remove a blood clot above his left eye and was at home recovering.

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  • McCain on his cancer prognosis: It's 'very, very serious'

    McCain on his cancer prognosis: It's 'very, very serious'

    Monday, September 25 2017 1:08 PM EDT2017-09-25 17:08:11 GMT
    Sen. John McCain and his wife Cindy talk to Lesley Stahl for "60 Minutes." (Source: CBS News)Sen. John McCain and his wife Cindy talk to Lesley Stahl for "60 Minutes." (Source: CBS News)

    Sen. John McCain's brain cancer is "very, very serious," the Arizona Republican said in an interview Sunday night, adding that doctors told him "it's a very poor prognosis."

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    Sen. John McCain's brain cancer is "very, very serious," the Arizona Republican said in an interview Sunday night, adding that doctors told him "it's a very poor prognosis."

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  • Sen. John McCain will remain in Senate as brain cancer treatment continues

    Sen. John McCain will remain in Senate as brain cancer treatment continues

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 4:10 PM EDT2017-09-12 20:10:54 GMT
    (Source: AP Photo/Cliff Owen)(Source: AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

    Following an MRI on Monday, Sen. John McCain will continue radiation and chemotherapy as part of his brain cancer treatment, as recommended by his doctors.

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    Following an MRI on Monday, Sen. John McCain will continue radiation and chemotherapy as part of his brain cancer treatment, as recommended by his doctors.

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  • The inspiring joy of John McCain

    The inspiring joy of John McCain

    Senator John McCain speaks to CNN on September 10, 2017. (Source: CNN)Senator John McCain speaks to CNN on September 10, 2017. (Source: CNN)

    Sen. John McCain has lost two campaigns for president. He spent almost six years in a North Vietnamese prison camp. He's had melanoma. He's come under attack from his own party for being the deciding vote to end the possibility of repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act. And, now, he is battling the same form of brain cancer that claimed the lives of Ted Kennedy and Beau Biden. But, McCain isn't bitter. Instead, he's positively joyful.

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    Sen. John McCain has lost two campaigns for president. He spent almost six years in a North Vietnamese prison camp. He's had melanoma. He's come under attack from his own party for being the deciding vote to end the possibility of repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act. And, now, he is battling the same form of brain cancer that claimed the lives of Ted Kennedy and Beau Biden. But, McCain isn't bitter. Instead, he's positively joyful.

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  • John McCain, battling brain cancer, returns to Senate

    John McCain, battling brain cancer, returns to Senate

    Tuesday, September 5 2017 8:52 PM EDT2017-09-06 00:52:01 GMT
    Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., walks from his Senate office as Congress returns from the August recess in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017. (Source: AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., walks from his Senate office as Congress returns from the August recess in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017. (Source: AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    Sen. John McCain declared himself ready for a rigorous Washington schedule after he returned to the Capitol following weeks-long treatment in his home state for brain cancer.

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    Sen. John McCain declared himself ready for a rigorous Washington schedule after he returned to the Capitol following weeks-long treatment in his home state for brain cancer.

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  • McCain says 'I'll be back soon' as he battles brain cancer

    McCain says 'I'll be back soon' as he battles brain cancer

    Thursday, July 20 2017 9:14 PM EDT2017-07-21 01:14:27 GMT
    Senator John McCain (3TV/CBS 5 file photo)Senator John McCain (3TV/CBS 5 file photo)

    "I greatly appreciate the outpouring of support - unfortunately for my sparring partners in Congress, I'll be back soon, so stand-by!" McCain said in a tweet.

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    "I greatly appreciate the outpouring of support - unfortunately for my sparring partners in Congress, I'll be back soon, so stand-by!" McCain said in a tweet.

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  • The absolutely remarkable life of John McCain

    The absolutely remarkable life of John McCain

    Thursday, July 20 2017 6:24 PM EDT2017-07-20 22:24:37 GMT
    Sen. John McCain, Oct. 27, 2008  (Source: AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)Sen. John McCain, Oct. 27, 2008 (Source: AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

    Sen. John McCain's story is amazing because he's been knocked down in ways big and small throughout his life. And he just keeps getting up.

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    Sen. John McCain's story is amazing because he's been knocked down in ways big and small throughout his life. And he just keeps getting up.

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  • Sen. John McCain easily wins 6th term

    Sen. John McCain easily wins 6th term

    Wednesday, November 9 2016 12:02 AM EST2016-11-09 05:02:00 GMT
    Sen. John McCain gives his victory speech in Phoenix. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)Sen. John McCain gives his victory speech in Phoenix. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)

    Sen. John McCain had little doubt that he was would prevail on Tuesday and it appears he will serve a sixth term in the U.S. Senate. 

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    Sen. John McCain had little doubt that he was would prevail on Tuesday and it appears he will serve a sixth term in the U.S. Senate. 

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