John McCain has a hero’s persistance.

As we previously reported, the celebrated Arizona senator was hit with devastating news as he was diagnosed with a brain tumor after getting a blood clot surgically removed from “above his left eye.” What a tough break.

Related: Cindy McCain Says Husband John Is Her “Hero”

Nonetheless, the seasoned politician isn’t about to let his diagnosis stand in the way of his career. Amid his loved ones and peers’ outpouring of support, the former presidential hopeful took to Twitter and wrote:

Take that cancer! We’re wishing Senator McCain only the speediest of recoveries.

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John McCain Thanks Everyone For The ‘Outpouring Of Support’ Following Brain Tumor Diagnosis