Leukemia, especially chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) in remission, can be favorably considered. Acute myelogenous leukemia (AML), however, is less likely to result in certification, although childhood AML that was successfully treated many years prior may also be considered favorably.
For special issuance consideration, the FAA will require the following:
After initial certification by the FAA, subsequent renewals may qualify for AME Assisted Special Issuance (AASI), a program that allows aviation medical examiners to reissue an airman medical certificate under a special issuance authorization. The authorization letter will allow the examiner to reissue the medical certificate if the applicant provides:
The examiner should defer to the AMCD or Region if:
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Updated August 17, 2015
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