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The Latest: Sen. McCain says he's grateful and will return soon

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on Sen. John McCain being diagnosed with a brain tumor:

Arizona Sen. John McCain says he's grateful for the outpouring of support after his brain cancer diagnosis. He's promising to be back soon.
   
In a tweet Thursday, McCain says: "I greatly appreciate the outpouring of support - unfortunately for my sparring partners in Congress, I'll be back soon, so stand-by!"
   
McCain's office said late Wednesday that the 80-year-old senator had been diagnosed with cancer. Doctors in Arizona removed a blood clot above his left eye last Friday. Pathology tests revealed a brain tumor associated with the clot.
   
McCain has been recuperating at his home in Arizona.
 

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