Sen. John McCain was admitted Wednesday to Walter Reed Hospital for “regular unintended effects” of his most cancers remedies, his workplace stated in an announcement. “As ever, he stays grateful to his physicians for his or her glorious care, and his mates and supporters for his or her encouragement and good needs,” the assertion stated.
McCain is presently receiving therapy for glioblastoma, an aggressive type of mind most cancers. The 81-year-old was recognized in July.
“Sen. McCain seems to be ahead to returning to work as quickly as doable,” the assertion continued.
In an interview with Lesley Stahl for “60 Minutes” in September, McCain spoke about dealing with the powerful prognosis. “They stated that the prognosis may be very, very critical. Some say three %, some say 14 %. , it is — it is a very poor prognosis,” he stated. “So I simply stated, ‘I perceive. Now we’ll do what we are able to, get the most effective medical doctors we are able to discover and do the most effective we are able to.’ And on the similar time have fun with gratitude a life nicely lived.”
Sen. John McCain heads to the Senate flooring forward of votes on Capitol Hill in Washington, December 6, 2017.
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Earlier Wednesday, McCain’s daughter, Meghan, a co-host of “The View,” grew tearful as she interviewed former Vice President Joe Biden, whose son Beau died from glioblastoma in 2015.
“There’s a whole lot of issues taking place,” Biden instructed Meghan McCain. “There’s breakthroughs occurring now … It may occur.”
Biden lately wrote a memoir, “Promise Me, Dad: A 12 months of Hope, Hardship, and Function,” about his son’s Beau’s battle with most cancers and its affect on their household. Biden appeared on “CBS This Morning” Wednesday to debate his memoir and his son’s life.
“One, I needed folks to know what an unimaginable younger man my son was, and I additionally needed folks to – lots of people have gone via what I’ve gone via with none of the assistance I’ve had,” Biden stated on the published. “, Immanuel Kant’s phrase, there’s three issues to happiness: one thing to do, somebody to like, and one thing to sit up for. It is all about attempting to take what Beau – what I believe, what my household thinks – can be doing had been he nonetheless right here and doing it. It offers you a goal.”
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