Guidance is compiled and interpreted by professional pilots and physicians at from the 2014 AME Guide page 159, FAA and FDA web data ( &, instructions specified in the Aeronautical Information Manual, Federal Air Surgeon Bulletins from 1999-2015, and 14 CFR Part 61 and Part 67 (the FARs).

FAA Considerations - Item 48. General Systemic - Neoplasms

Rules for Pilot Applicants with Neoplasms (Tumors)

FAA Policy for Airmen with Benign or Malignant Tumors





Breast Cancer All Submit all pertinent medical records, operative/pathology reports, current oncological status report, including tumor markers, and any other testing deemed necessary report, include duration of symptoms, name and dosage of drugs and side effects Initial Special Issuance - Requires FAA Decision

Followup Special Issuances -
See Breast Cancer AASI Protocol

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This page discussed the Neoplasms portion of the Gerneral Systemic section of the Fight Physical Examination required of pilots.

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