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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)
... Dad has high cea levels can't find where cancer is. What is normal? ... (15 replies)
CEA Levels of 500
Jul 12, 2006
... Can CEA levels be brought up by something else or is this the definative sign she may have colon cancer? ... (4 replies)

... I think that was October. My CEA levels were never high, even with an "active" tumor in my rectum. ... (10 replies)
Cea Levels
Jul 23, 2003
... Hi, could someone tell me that range for CEA levels. How high can it go? ... (1 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... I am sorry your dad is going through this. How high is his CEA? ... (15 replies)
... I often read other's posts regarding CEA levels so I did ask our Oncologist about it. ... (2 replies)
High CEA
May 25, 2004
... day by day. Alison is right, don't assume until you have medical evidence to suggest bone mets. The fact that his CEA levels are dropping is GREAT news! ... (20 replies)
High CEA
May 13, 2004
... Those are extremely high CEA levels, but remember, they are used as a prognostic factor. Carcinoembryonic Antigen is a protein produced by tumors in the body. ... (20 replies)
... he was given a temporary bag, but huge problems after surgery and he ended up with 2 bags, 1 permanent and the temp one. 9 months later after routine bloods his CEA levels were high. It had mestastisised into the liver. During surgery to close temp bag they lasered the cancerous growth from the liver. ... (0 replies)
... That is exactly what he is on Tarceva and Gemzar. Only time will tell, the Dr. says she has success with other patients on these drugs now. Just don't know with how much it has already spread. I have to decide now, when the right time is to visit. I've got to believe I will feel when the time is right. (15 replies)

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