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... and that the colon was not in the right place and was pushed up to the right. they did a CEA blood test as a tumour marker and this came back as 1.9 which I understand is perfectly normal. ... (5 replies)
... His CEA blood test was 3.5. Now in July it is 10.5 and yesterday it is at 10.7. ... (4 replies)
... I'm a smoker for 15 years n did cea blood test recently. ... (0 replies)

... t that has formed that is retaining some waste material and causing the foul odor. Your doctor is grossly misinformed about the reliability and relevance of the CEA level. I would switch MDs. A normal CEA most certainly does not rule out a colon cancer and the only way to know for sure is to have a colonoscopy. ... (5 replies)
... When the CEA test came back my doctor said... there you are, told you it wasnt cancer!!!!! He said it was exceptionally, highly unlikely that a 1.9 CEA means its cancer. this is going to sound very odd but the gas when it escapes is absolutely completely rancid and embarrassing and I hate going anywhere now. ... (5 replies)
... Hi, Just to add another voice, I had stage III colon cancer with a normal CEA. JTL (5 replies)
... A normal CEA does not mean there is no colon cancer. My CEA at time of diagnosis of Stage III colon cancer was 1. ... (5 replies)
... From what I understand, the CEA is not a conclusive test when used on its own but is taken as a baseline for future testing. ... (5 replies)
... Wow.. I didnt realize how happy a person could be just by getting blood test results back !! ... (9 replies)
... re not following up with regular checks for a 5 year period. I wonder if you should or could get a second opinion on that question. It is my understanding that a CEA Blood test should be done every three months and a colonoscopy every couple of years, maybe 1, then 2 and finally at the five year time. ... (31 replies)
... a CEA blood test every 3 months. ... (6 replies)
... We got my husbands results back from the Pet Scan and he is cancer free. The Dr will be doing another CEA test in 6 weeks and will continue to monitor the CEA level. ... (4 replies)
... all." All I have is my own experience, so I decided to tell you what a rising CEA meant for me. I am stage IV colorectal, with mets to lung. ... (4 replies)
... He should remove as many lymph nodes as possible for testing. It would probably be a good idea to get a baseline CEA blood test done prior to surgery, even though it is highly unlikely that the precancerous cells have proliferated. ... (2 replies)
... looking indicator, meaning that other signs of the desease tend to occur months after CEA rise. ... (2 replies)
... After that, her CEA readings were pretty stable and in the range of 1. ... (2 replies)
... I hope he is doing fine and was wondering if he could recommend the same surgeon as I am going through similar history and problems (2 replies)
... Hi I am a "newbie" and am hoping someone can help me understand CEA levels. About 4 weeks ago I gave a faeces and urine sample at my doctors request and from there I had to have a blood test. My CEA level reading was 8. ... (2 replies)
... Then they decided a PET scan was needed to see if the cancer had reoccurred which it has not. A CEA blood test was also done which showed no cancer in his blood. So that was good news. ... (2 replies)
... Have they took the cea blood test? ... (5 replies)

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