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Colon cancer check

Unread post by lamercyfly » Mon Feb 25, 2019 3:32 pm

Hi folk.

aplogies. I have deleted this post.

Its a personal matter, and I'd hate to be dragged into a debate..

regards.
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Re: Colon cancer check

Unread post by cage » Mon Feb 25, 2019 4:28 pm

Most already do.
It also only helps with a good history of tests as some have an elevated level for various reasons.
All docs will tell you there is no substitute for the old fashioned way as the marker isn't a guarantee.
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Re: Colon cancer check

Unread post by Barros » Mon Feb 25, 2019 4:51 pm

Are you saying this is something Caa wants now or just for ones peace of mind .
Those tumour markers like psa are unreliable .
???
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Re: Colon cancer check

Unread post by cage » Mon Feb 25, 2019 4:54 pm

Barros wrote:
Mon Feb 25, 2019 4:51 pm
Are you saying this is something Caa wants now or just for ones peace of mind .
Those tumour markers like psa are unreliable .
???
peace of mind.
If some members are to be believed, then the CAA is providing a regular prostate check as part of normal service :twisted:
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Re: Colon cancer check

Unread post by Theuns v V » Mon Feb 25, 2019 4:55 pm

ok , and what if one had testicular cancer that was removed, are you not cleared to fly??
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Re: Colon cancer check

Unread post by Barros » Mon Feb 25, 2019 5:01 pm

Psa ie prostrate is good if you track it over a few years ie the velocity change .
Ie 1 .1.2 1.4 1.7 etc. If say its 1 and next year 3.5 maybe time to get a opinion from a urologist
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Re: Colon cancer check

Unread post by Sideslip » Mon Feb 25, 2019 5:15 pm

Theuns v V wrote:
Mon Feb 25, 2019 4:55 pm
ok , and what if one had testicular cancer that was removed, are you not cleared to fly??
I had this and decided to be honest and told my AME. He requested a letter from the oncologist to say I was in the clear and that there were no secondary issues.

It was no big deal to comply.
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Re: Colon cancer check

Unread post by Theuns v V » Mon Feb 25, 2019 6:16 pm

I need to have a follow-up check and blood test in may to see if it is.still gone so.maybe it.will help.
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Re: Colon cancer check

Unread post by Jean Crous » Mon Feb 25, 2019 6:47 pm

cage wrote:
Mon Feb 25, 2019 4:54 pm
Barros wrote:
Mon Feb 25, 2019 4:51 pm
Are you saying this is something Caa wants now or just for ones peace of mind .
Those tumour markers like psa are unreliable .
???
peace of mind.
If some members are to be believed, then the CAA is providing a regular prostate check as part of normal service :twisted:
:shock: :shock: :shock: NNnnnoooo.... :shock: :shock: You dont say.... :lol: :lol: :lol: =D> =D>
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Re: Colon cancer check

Unread post by Horace Blok » Tue May 07, 2019 7:23 pm

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