glioblastoma

John McCain halts treatment for brain cancer, family says

Sen. John McCain has decided to stop treatment for the brain cancer he has been battling for over a year, his family said Friday in an announcement that precipitated a rare moment of bipartisan empathy in honor of the Vietnam war hero and Republican political veteran.

How glioblastoma is treated

Glioblastoma, an aggressive type of cancer that can occur in the brain or spinal cord, quickly became a household term after Sen. John McCain was diagnosed with the brain tumor in July 2017.

What is glioblastoma?

Sen. John McCain died Saturday, more than a year after he was diagnosed with glioblastoma, an aggressive brain tumor.