By Editor & Publisher Jeff Brown.
December 17, 2017, Senator John McCain (R-AZ) and his family requested that Dr. Mark Gilbert, Chief of Neuro-Oncology at the National Institutes of Health's National Cancer Institute, release the following statement.
“Senator McCain has responded well to treatment he received at Walter Reed Medical Center for a viral infection and continues to improve. An evaluation of his underlying cancer shows he is responding positively to ongoing treatment.”
The office of Senator McCain also released the following statement:
“Senator McCain has returned to Arizona and will undergo physical therapy and rehabilitation at Mayo Clinic. He is grateful for the excellent care he continues to receive, and appreciates the outpouring of support from people all over the country. He looks forward to returning to Washington in January.”