Cancer

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General Information 

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.

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Bladder

At the time of your next examination, you will need to provide your aviation medical examiner with this information.

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Colon

Approval is based, among other things, on localization of the tumors.

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Leukemia

Leukemia, especially chronic lymphocytic leukemia in remission, is often favorably considered.

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Lung

The extent of lymph node involvement will affect the outcome of review and required follow-up intervals.

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Hodgkins

At the time of your next examination, you will need to provide your aviation medical examiner with all pertinent medical records.

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Kidney

The presence of any degree of disability related to the treatment is also important.

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Lymphoma

Lymphoma that responds well to treatment, may be favorably considered.

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Melanoma

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.

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Prostate

Recertification is possible after all treatment has been completed.

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Testicular

These are the CACI certification guidelines.

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Breast

 

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Submit to the FAA

Helps you find the contact information for submitting your medical records.

Updated October 27, 2009