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... I assume you will be followed for 5 years with regularly scheduled cea blood tests, CT or other scans and colonoscopies. My CEA test has gone up and down a bit over the years because different factors can affect it. ... (31 replies)
... blood tests every 3 months. I have had 25 polyps removed, but every 3 months have been assured that all is well. 4 months ago, my CEA started rising rapidly. From 3.3 to now at 12.9. I have been flying from Orlando to Houston to go to M.D. ... (8 replies)
... Thanks, Ron That is the clearest answer I could have received. I appreciate your response:) (2 replies)

... It is very hard to say that ca is definitely gone. Doctors can do ct and pet scans that can show active tumors. They can do blood tests for CEA. A high CEa reading may indicate recurrence but it is not considered accurate. ... (2 replies)
... You should have a CA 19-9, CEA and a CA-125 run. The symptoms sound like they need to be investigated asap for either colon or pancreas. (2 replies)
... CEA is a protein released when someone has GI cancer. It stands for CarcinoEmbryonic Antigen. It is very useful to keep tabs on if your Mom had an elevated blood level to begin with... they can then monitor her CEA level through blood tests. ... (1 replies)
... I've had seven cycles of this and 4 CT Scans with CEA blood tests all showing continued improvement even the CEA up until last week. ... (23 replies)
CEA slowly rising
Aug 26, 2006
... B1 blood test run. The standard is always the CEA, and speaking with a couple oncs. they tell me that there are no other blood tests proven in scientific papers to be more accurate than CEA. Though, I'm sure someone will discover one eventually! ... (28 replies)
... I went to get my 3rd round of FolFox yesterday but my white blood count was screwed up so I did not get it. Go again next Tue. the 27th. I saw my oncologist on Friday June 16th. ... (1 replies)
... Talking of CEA's.. I had a heap of blood tests done yesterday.. Because Im sooo tired all the time now.. and end up on the couch most afternoons not being able to do much physically. ... (9 replies)
... treatment, it seems that all studies indicate that a CEA level over 200 is surely indicative of distant metastases and poor length of survival, yet many of these studies are 8 to 10 years old. ... (2 replies)
... As far as my health condition is concerned, I am in a very good shape just like in my heydays. All my blood tests are excellent according to my family doctor and my CEA just recently tested is 2.1, just a bit higher than that tested in my Cancer Clinic one year ago. ... (31 replies)
... I was told by my doctor that I would not need to come to the clinic. I was not given any date for a follow up appointments. My blood tests showed all in a normal range. ... (31 replies)
... approx 50 miles during one cycle of the therapy. I maintain my weight and my blood tests shows all normal. I just wonder whether therapy works or not. ... (31 replies)
... pelvis and chest to check if the cancer has spread outside the colon. This should be done before surgery. Also have your MD do a CEA blood level prior to surgery. ... (2 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)
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Aug 22, 2010
... I had regular blood tests and great results until this past June. My CEA's were elevated and back in for CT and PT Scans which showed 2 tumors in my colon. ... (5 replies)
Mar 28, 2009
... I'm a 57 yr old Type II diabetic female and also suffer from chronic heart disease. In Nov, 2008 I went to my local GP for my regular blood tests that are done quarterly. ... (0 replies)
... a CEA result of 5.4, and an elevated ESR result. The doctor said she most likely had colon or pancreatic cancer and ordered a CT scan. ... (1 replies)
... I'm currently undergoing chemotherapy. Even though there is likely cancer in some of my remaining lymph nodes which we are treating with chemotherapy, my CEA markers are normal. ... (6 replies)

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