Meghan McCain tweets photo of ‘amazing hike with dad’ after senator’s brain-cancer diagnosis

Doctors diagnosed Senator John McCain with a glioblastoma, an aggressive brain tumor that can be difficult to treat. USA TODAYtdy_joe_mccain_150720.today-inline-vid-featured-desktop

Meghan McCain tweeted a photo that she says was taken on a hike Saturday morning with her father, U.S. Sen. John McCain, days after he received a brain-cancer diagnosis.   WIN a $1000

“Amazing hike with dad @SenJohnMcCain this morning,” she said in the tweet. “Thank you all for2

The photo purports to show Meghan McCain and her father from behind as they sit on a bench overlooking a verdant valley.  WIN a $1000

Arizona’s senior senator revealed Wednesday that he has a primary brain tumor, with doctors describing the tumor as a glioblastoma. Doctors identified the aggressive brain tumor after McCain, 80, had cranial surgery to remove a blood clot near his left eye.s

McCain has said he is reviewing treatment options with his family. Those could include a combination of chemotherapy and radiation, according to a statement from the Mayo Clinic. WIN a $1000

The Republican senator said he plans to get back to work soon. On Thursday morning, he tweeted, “I greatly appreciate the outpouring of support — unfortunately for my sparring partners in Congress, I’ll be back soon, so stand-by!”

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