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Have COPD, small lung cancer. Can i fly without any pain?

I have COPD and was diagnosed with Non Small Cell Lung cancer in the upper right lobe during the needle biopsy, my lung collasped and this was in August of 2010 I had radiation treatments and have been clear since March of 2011 I go to Pulmonary Rehab Maintenace program 2 a week I want to know if I can fly to California in August of this year My father is there and is 98 years of age what is the risk
Asked On : Sun, 3 Mar 2013
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There is no risk in flying . Hope your COPD are medically managed . There is no contraindication of flying with a non-small cell lung cancer treated with radiotherapy. Better to comment upon the lung status pulmonary function test report should be mentioned. Follow your doctors' advise.
Answered: Mon, 11 Mar 2013
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