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McCain completes first round of chemo

McCain completes first round of chemo
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Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainLawmakers worry about rise of fake video technology Democrats put Dreamers and their party in danger by playing hardball Trump set a good defense budget, but here is how to make it better MORE (R-Ariz.) has completed his first round of chemotherapy and radiation therapy to treat brain cancer, his daughter said Friday.

"My father completed first round radiation/chemo. His resilience & strength is incredible," Fox News host Meghan McCain tweeted. "Fight goes on, here's to small wins."

McCain, 80, was diagnosed last month with a glioblastoma, one of the most aggressive types of brain tumors, after a minor procedure to remove a blood clot above his left eye.

Days later, the Arizona Republican returned to Washington as the Senate voted to begin debate on a Republican-led effort to repeal parts of the Affordable Care Act. 

In a stunning vote last month, McCain joined two of his GOP Senate colleagues in rejecting a so-called "skinny" ObamaCare repeal, delivering a blow to his own party's efforts to undo former President Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaOvernight Energy: Dems ask Pruitt to justify first-class travel | Obama EPA chief says reg rollback won't stand | Ex-adviser expects Trump to eventually rejoin Paris accord Overnight Regulation: Trump to take steps to ban bump stocks | Trump eases rules on insurance sold outside of ObamaCare | FCC to officially rescind net neutrality Thursday | Obama EPA chief: Reg rollback won't stand Ex-US ambassador: Mueller is the one who is tough on Russia MORE's signature healthcare law.

McCain returned to Arizona at the end of July to begin cancer treatment.