Meghan McCain promotes July 17 as #GBMday to raise awareness of father's cancer

Meghan McCain promotes July 17 as #GBMday to raise awareness of father's cancer
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Meghan McCainMeghan Marguerite McCainCindy McCain says no one in Republican Party carries 'voice of reason' after husband's death Meghan McCain to release audiobook on 'bold conservatism' for 21st century Meghan McCain presses Steyer on 2020 bid: 'You have not proven that you can inspire people' MORE, co-host of "The View," tweeted Wednesday about Glioblastoma (GBM) Awareness Day.

Her father, former Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainCindy McCain says no one in Republican Party carries 'voice of reason' after husband's death Anti-gun violence organization endorses Kelly's Senate bid McCain's family, McCain Institute to promote #ActsOfCivility in marking first anniversary of senator's death MORE (R-Ariz.), died of the brain cancer last year.

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"Today is the first time July 17th is being declared GBM Awareness Day. It will be this day from today on forward," she wrote. "We commit to fighting the evil cancer Glioblastoma and finding a cure for those who have been taken from us too soon." 

McCain also discussed the disease on "The View," and her mother Cindy McCain appeared in the audience. 

The co-host called GBM “a really horrific cancer that we are obviously all committed to fighting.”

In June, the Senate agreed to a bipartisan resolution to designate July 17 Glioblastoma Awareness Day. The resolution was introduced by Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamWhite House won't move forward with billions in foreign aid cuts GOP group calls on Republican senators to stand up to McConnell on election security in new ads Cindy McCain says no one in Republican Party carries 'voice of reason' after husband's death MORE (R-S.C.), known for his close friendship with John McCain, and had three Democratic and two Republican co-sponsors. 

Graham also tweeted about GBM on Wednesday, writing, "Tragically, glioblastoma has taken the lives of too many across the country, including those of our close former colleagues Sen. John McCain and Sen. Ted Kennedy."