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Fying in commercial jet liners

naafitart
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Joined: Apr 2012

I have had GMB4 which has been de bulked last November 2011. Radio hrapy completed .
in btween chemo treatments

What is the rule regarding flying. Need to fly for around 6-7 hours for a holiday ..

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kulaken
Posts: 14
Joined: Sep 2011

I have been able to fly a couple of times since my diagnosis of GBM stage 4 last aug , full brain rad's shrunk my tumor to from 4 cm - 2 cm , gamma knife was used to try and kill the tumor , i am currently using Dexamethasone to keep the edema at bay , and have had no issues while traveling , i dont know of a general rule as far as flying, ask your Oncologist for a recommendation.

Good Luck Ken

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Vulgarism
Posts: 47
Joined: Dec 2009

I didn't know there needed to be/was a rule, but I have flown without issue. Sometimes the pressure is a bit intense, but otherwise, no issue.

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I_Promise
Posts: 208
Joined: Aug 2011

My sister flew home 2 days after her surgery; she also flew home every other week end while having radiation. Her MRI's are stable. She is a jet-setter: went to Egypt for the ancient pharaohs; she now flew to Europe with a friend.

xmacar
Posts: 4
Joined: Jul 2012

We live in Brazil and my 38 year old son had his tumor (insular glioma) removed at a hospital in Montpelier, France in December 2011. He flew back to Brazil ten days after the surgery with no problem whatsoever. Since then he has also made a few short flights: doctors never restricted flying.

xmacar
Posts: 4
Joined: Jul 2012

We live in Brazil and my 38 year old son had his tumor (insular glioma) removed at a hospital in Montpelier, France in December 2011. He flew back to Brazil ten days after the surgery with no problem whatsoever. Since then he has also made a few short flights: doctors never restricted flying.

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