MC­CAIN HEADS BACK TO ARI­ZONA FOR TREAT­MENT

USA TODAY Weekend Extra - - NEWS -

Sen. John Mc­Cain, re­cently di­ag­nosed with an ag­gres­sive form of brain can­cer, is re­turn­ing to Ari­zona to be­gin ra­di­a­tion and chemo­ther­apy.

In a state­ment Fri­day, his of­fice said he will un­dergo ad­di­tional treat­ment at the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix while main­tain­ing his work sched­ule. The sen­a­tor, who won a sixth term last year, plans to re­turn to Wash­ing­ton at the end of Congress’ Au­gust re­cess.

He re­turned to the Se­nate on Tues­day, cast­ing a cru­cial vote to move ahead on health care leg­is­la­tion. Early Fri­day morn­ing, he dashed GOP hopes by un­ex­pect­edly op­pos­ing a re­peal mea­sure.

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