Friday, May 23, 2008

McCain's Health Secret - Neither Big Nor Unexpected

Granted, I can understand why McCain wanted to withhold his medical records until he was sure he wasn't experiencing a recurrence of melanoma, but this is truth I could have dealt with.
McCain has had five skin cancers, including a growth that was removed in February of this year, but there is no sign any of the cancers have recurred.

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"We continue to find no evidence of metastasis or recurrence of the invasive melanoma as we approach the eighth anniversary of that operation," he said.

"This was most recently confirmed with his comprehensive examination and tests" in March, he noted, and with Dr. Suzanne M. Connolly's skin examination on May 12.
I personally would have preferred candor to stalling tactics, or stories about how it was necessary to assemble his doctors to conduct a press conference before records could be released. Especially if you don't hold such a press conference. But overall, it's good news.

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