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Sen. John McCain suspends his cancer treatment

WASHINGTON - Sen. John McCain is suspending treatment for brain cancer, his family announced Friday.

The long-serving Arizona Republican announced last summer that he had been diagnosed with glioblastoma, an aggressive and often fatal form of brain cancer. He turns 82 next week.

"John has surpassed expectations for his survival. But the progress of disease and the inexorable advance of age render their verdict. With his usual strength of will,

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