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CEA Question
Jan 20, 2014
... Hi Bmccrea, My husband is 3years out of his surgery and his scans every 6months have always been clear. His cea is usually around 2.8. Several times it has gone up. Once going up as high as 5.8. It can be very nerve racking to say the least. ... (4 replies)
CEA Question
Nov 22, 2013
... Hi, I haven't posted for a while. I have a question. My CEA is now 4.8. It was 3.1 back in May. ... (4 replies)
... I'm a smoker for 15 years n did cea blood test recently. ... (0 replies)

... My colleaque has done all investigations done, nothing was found except CEA-17 (high). PETS scan was suggested to do. Is it the right option to do? Ellen (0 replies)
... A CEA level of 47 is high. If he has not had a CAT or PET scan recently, it would be a good idea. Has this CEA number increased from a previous CEA ? ... (1 replies)
High CEA levels
Sep 22, 2009
... folfox as metastasis was found in lung region.after last cycle in june his CEA levels in july were 4.26.and 2oth sep reports CEA levels were high that is 23.33.his PETreports are yet to be received. ... (0 replies)
Cea level question
Sep 11, 2009
... Your concern is normal. I get my CEA done every 3 months and for a week before the test and until I get the results, I live with extreme anxiety. ... (8 replies)
... Hi, my husband has the same problem...his CEA is often at 4 and he does not smoke. However, all his scans and scopes have been OK so we are not sure why the CEA remains this high. ... (8 replies)
... My father had surgery for stage I lung cancer about 1.5 years ago and was diagnosed with stage IV about 6 months ago. Recent PET scan shows NADA ZIP but his CEA values have been climbing steadily since the surgery - even during recent chemotherapy after PET scans did light up then subsequently did not after the chemo. He is now at 300 - just had a PET scan today but don't... (15 replies)
... CEA is not very reliable whether you smoke or not. The scope is the best way to determine if there is cancer and CEA is used as just one diagnostic tool following treatment to ensure there is no recurrence or spread. ... (2 replies)
... As far as I know It is not used as a primary diagnostic tool. It is used mainly to guage recurrences after a cancer has been removed. Most often a cea reading is taken after a patient has been diagnosed with ca . ... (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)
... how high CEA can be (0 replies)
CEA Level
Dec 2, 2008
... I too was interested in the normal range for CEA test. ... (1 replies)
CEA Level
Dec 2, 2008
... years and her CEA level has remained fairly low until recently. In Oct it went up to 35 and today it came in a 56. What is considered a high CEA and how high can it go? ... (1 replies)
... y, the waiting they did give some medication for his appetite and he has gained 1lb. He weighs 108 lbs now. We are lucky that he has no pain with this, but his CEA level is at 2400. I find it hard to understand the waiting days for the results of the scan. The Dr. ... (15 replies)
... I am gathering from what I am reading that climbing CEA may occur well before an actual cancer is found. ... (15 replies)
... This must be so worrying for you and it is amazing that with our modern technology, that they cannot find anything on scans. Even though 3 is really the highest CEA one should have as a non smoker, my husband, who does not smoke often has a CEA of 4 or slightly above that, like 4.1. ... (15 replies)
... Sorry to hear about your Dad. For a smoker 5 and below is considered normal. Twice in the past my cea level has gone up to 2.5 and my oncologist has sent me for a CT scan. The folks at the cancer center scare me when they send me for scans. ... (15 replies)
... Anything above 5 is considered above normal but CEA levels can go quite high. Below 3 is the best result, but factors other than cancer can cause a slight rise in CEA levels. ... (1 replies)

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