U.S. Republican Senator McCain Found to Have Brain Tumor

The six-term Republican senator and former presidential nominee has been recovering at home in Arizona since undergoing a procedure to remove a blood clot from above his left eye

U.S. Senator John McCain.
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U.S. Senator John McCain has a brain tumor and is reviewing treatment options that may include a combination of chemotherapy and radiation, his office announced on Wednesday. 

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The six-term Republican senator and former presidential nominee, who is 80, has been recovering at home in Arizona since undergoing a procedure to remove a blood clot from above his left eye.

Tissue analysis since that procedure revealed that a primary brain tumor known as a glioblastoma was associated with the clot, his office said.