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Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) was admitted to the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix on Sunday and underwent surgery to treat an intestinal infection related to diverticulitis, his office announced Monday. He is in stable condition.
The 81-year-old was diagnosed last year with glioblastoma, an aggressive form of brain cancer. His office said that McCain, who has been in Arizona since December, has been "participating in physical therapy at his home in Cornville, Arizona, as he recovers from side effects of cancer treatment." He's also been "engaged on his work as Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee," and enjoys visits from "his family, friends, staff, and Senate colleagues."
McCain's daughter, Meghan, tweeted that her father "continues to inspire me every day with his intense grit and determination. Thank you to the doctors at Mayo Clinic in Phoenix and to everyone who is praying for him."