Politics John McCain undergoes surgery for intestinal infection, listed as stable

02:01  17 april  2018
02:01  17 april  2018 Source:   FOX News

Meghan McCain says her father, John McCain, is "doing well" and is "stable"

  Meghan McCain says her father, John McCain, is The senator's daughter said her father had "emergency surgery for complications" arising from his brain cancer. His office said the surgery was to treat an intestinal infection related to diverticulitis over the weekend. He was diagnosed with a cancerous brain tumor in July 2017 following a procedure to remove a blood clot. He has remained in the Senate for the duration of his radiation and chemotherapy as part of his cancer treatment.

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John McCain underwent surgery Friday at Phoenix’s Mayo Clinic to remove a blood clot from above his left eye and will recover at home in Arizona next week, the senator’s office said in a statement on Saturday.

John McCain wearing a suit and tie: Sen. John McCain underwent surgery to “treat an intestinal infection related to diverticulitis,” his office said. © Provided by Fox News Sen. John McCain underwent surgery to “treat an intestinal infection related to diverticulitis,” his office said.

Arizona Sen. John McCain underwent surgery during the weekend to “treat an intestinal infection related to diverticulitis,” his office said on Monday.

McCain, 81, who is also battling brain cancer, is said to be in “stable condition” after he was admitted to the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix.

“Over the last few months, Senator McCain has been participating in physical therapy at his home in Cornville, Arizona, as he recovers from the side effects of cancer treatment,” McCain’s office said in a statement. “He has remained engaged on his work as Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, and has enjoyed frequent visits from his family, friends, staff and Senate colleagues.

“Senator McCain and his family are grateful to the senator’s excellent care team, and appreciate the support and prayers they continue to receive from people all over the country,” his office said.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.

Fox News' Chad Pergram contributed to this report.

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