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... 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)
... His surgeon requested we do another biopsy, so in November 2008 he went into hospital for procedure. 1 week later we were told his cancer was back. This time it was inoperable as it was in his nerves, sacral area. He was in lots of pain and could only sit or stand for short periods. ... (4 replies)
Colon cancer
Sep 13, 2008
... cancer fighters. It is good that your CEA is 1.1. While CEA is not a reliable indicator for everyone, it is highly unlikely that the cancer has spread. ... (7 replies)

... According to my lab using the Roche EIA CEA method results up to 3. ... (4 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)
... I'm not saying that CEA is used as a test for other malignancies. ... (9 replies)
... I believe CEAs are also influenced by inflammatory conditions in the colon. So if you don't have cancer, but have an inflammatory condition, the CEA could be elevated anyway. ... (9 replies)
... Hello - my Dad has been on FOLFOX w/ Avastin for about 5 months now. He just had his 10th treatment yesterday...he also has mets to the Liver, but his came back within just a few months of his surgery. Word to the wise..not EVERYONE has those side effects that they tell you about. My Dad's biggest problem is severely dry feet, mouth sores, and darkening of the hands (I... (2 replies)
High CEA
May 14, 2004
... Secondly, I am unsure of what "HH" is as a standard of measurement, but with liver metastases like you describe, together with the original tumors, no wonder his CEA is high. He is definitely a Stage 4 because he had metastatic spread from the original tumor site. ... (20 replies)
Very scared
May 25, 2012
... argin is not considered a a good enough clear margin and a resection would ensure the establishment of a wider clear margin and detect if there is any additional cancer cells in the area. ... (1 replies)
... ere isn't anything else going on and if there are equivocal results, then a PET scan or MRI might be in order, prior to any surgery. In addition, be sure that a CEA blood level is obtained prior to surgery. ... (1 replies)
... hear about your husband. I am stage IV with mets to liver and 1 to lung. I had multiple biopsies before diagnosis and ALL came back negative! I also do not have cancer in my lymph nodes. ... (5 replies)
... I did sorta figure out more about the tumor indicator. It seems that was his CEA level, though when it was taken I do not know. ... (11 replies)
... egarding your earlier question, about once you have Cancer, do you ever get rid of it, I have wondered that myself, each time my mother had it, they said she was cancer free, then a year and a half would pass and she'd have a new growth or tumor. ... (11 replies)
... Oncology check up consists of CEA tests, and a tick list of clinical observations. ... (10 replies)
Colonoscopy prep
May 25, 2005
... year followup colonoscopy this summer. I had a blood workup last week and my CEA was 171, so they are rapidly scheduling tests to see what is going on. ... (6 replies)
FOLFOX receivees
Jul 15, 2004
... Are they checking his CEA too? ... (16 replies)




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