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... Since last time I posted, we thought my husband was doing better. But over the last 4 months his CEA numbers have been going up and this past week alone he lost 5 lbs, after holding the same weight for the past 8 weeks. ... (7 replies)
CEA Count ????
Aug 24, 2006
... I had 7 mets last year, one very large one, I am down to one tiny spot, to small to tell if its cancer or not. ... (11 replies)
CEA Count ????
Aug 17, 2006
... PET scan and is the latest and best test for accurate cancer test results. I dont know if my health care provider has this new machine yet. ... (11 replies)

CEA Count ????
Aug 4, 2006
... knowing that I have cancer, that my blood values are all within normal limits and my CEA levels are 2.7 . ... (11 replies)
CEA Count ????
Aug 4, 2006
... your employer to get some time off to take care of your health! Don't wait! Even if this is a slow moving cancer I would think it is best to get this all taken care of NOW...ASAP not only for your best chance of physical health, but for your mental health as well. ... (11 replies)
CEA Count ????
Aug 3, 2006
... Sorry to hear about what you went through and the problems cropping up now. My husband's oncologists have never mentioned CEA counts to us. I brought them up after learning about them from reading posts about them. ... (11 replies)
CEA Count ????
Aug 3, 2006
... Decide on Xeloda, 6 months later, when getting CEA test before last go around of Xeloda. Results come back showing elevated CEA count. Previous count was 5 and now its 9. Doc calls me up and tells me the news. Totally ruins my day. Big SIGH and that HEAVY SINKING feeling is back big time. So much for sleep. ... (11 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. I asked him about CT scans and he said "wait a year". ... (1 replies)
... at is normal, and can you really have a "normal" life again after cancer. You state "Now, will our life will be same as earlier. The answer is "No". Even in non cancer people, answer is "No". Think it this way, can an old man's life be like a teenager again ? ... (79 replies)
... Now, will our life will be same as earlier. The answer is "No". Even in non cancer people, answer is "No". Think it this way, can an old man's life be like a teenager again ? ... (79 replies)
... a blood cancer count? ... (11 replies)
... ll. I am not sure how I mentioned Chrones disease. I have not ever had that. My initial diagnosis from a doctor was diverticulitis, but it turned out to be colon cancer on further tests. ... (31 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)
... Four months ago my husband was diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer. It is in his liver, too. His cancer is caused by genetics. ... (2 replies)
... I can definitely tell you that life does return to normal. I am now 65, and had my surgery and cancer when I was 60. I was reasonable fit and active for my age. I went to the gym on a regular schedule, and still do. ... (31 replies)
... from the apts. Very...very tiring, however. Initially I did have scans which were clear but because of an extremely high CEA count... ... (11 replies)
... They can run a CBC or Complete Blood Count. If you have something going on with your colon, or GI tract for that matter, it is possible that your Hematocrit level might be low indicating that you are most likely bleeding somewhere internally... usually the first place to look is your GI tract. Also there are markers for inflammation... Sed Rate will be elevated. They... (3 replies)
Dec 11, 2006
... ow he has the antibiotic, clindamycin, in his system and the pain and scabbing has been signifcantly less. He still feels Panitumumab is what blasted alot of his cancer away. He just received the results of his Nov. ... (3 replies)
... My husband has been in treatment for Stage 4 colon cancer for almost 11 months now. His CEA was 2562 and with FOLFOX, Avastin and a few rounds of Panitumumab the CEA dropped to 35 by July. It has since crept up a bit so he is now on Erbitux and Irinotecan. Our feeling is keep on fighting, keep on seeking out treatment. ... (8 replies)
Stage IV
Oct 15, 2006
... hello name is tricia mother.....cathy is 50 and was diagnosed 3 weeks ago with stage IV colon cancer with liver mets... this has been so hard guys...i feel like i am in a top it all off i am a full time nursing student..and close to graduation.. ... (3 replies)

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