Because there are so many different types of cancers, from basal cell skin cancer to aggressive metastatic brain cancers, each case has to be reviewed individually before a certification decision can be made.
At the time of your next examination, you will need to provide your aviation medical examiner with this information.
Approval is based, among other things, on localization of the tumors.
Leukemia, especially chronic lymphocytic leukemia in remission, is often favorably considered.
The extent of lymph node involvement will affect the outcome of review and required follow-up intervals.
At the time of your next examination, you will need to provide your aviation medical examiner with all pertinent medical records.
The presence of any degree of disability related to the treatment is also important.
Lymphoma that responds well to treatment, may be favorably considered.
All but the most minimally invasive skin cancers, such as basal or squamous cell, will require FAA review prior to issuance of any class of medical certificate.
Recertification is possible after all treatment has been completed.
These are the CACI certification guidelines.
Helps you find the contact information for submitting your medical records.
Updated October 27, 2009
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