Cancer: Medical Certification and the Big C
James D Lakin, PhD, MD, FACP
CFI, CFII, MEI
Airline Transport Pilot
FAA Senior Aviation Medical Examiner
Late winter in Minnesota can be a bleak time. How much more bleak it is learning that you have a cancer.
Malignancies are increasingly common especially with advancing age, although they can occur at any time of life. Also, they are bewilderingly varied and complex. Each tumor is unique. Each one carries a unique prognosis and a unique approach to therapy.
So if you think something is not quite right. If you have been having unexplained weight loss, bleeding, swellings, coughing...