Breaking: Sen. John McCain Has Discontinued Cancer Treatment

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., delivers remarks at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. McCain, who graduated from the Academy in 1958, returned to his alma mater to address the Brigade of Midshipmen on leadership and service to the nation. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Sen. John McCain’s family issued a statement Friday saying the senior senator from Arizona and former Vietnam POW has decided to discontinue medical treatment for the aggressive brain cancer he was diagnosed with last summer.

McCain previously survived melanoma.