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High CEA levels
Sep 22, 2009
... was diagnosed with adenocarcinoma of corectal cancer last year.he was operated successfully last year. ... (0 replies)
... what are normal cea levels with cancer (1 replies)
... I saw my oc doc for the second time last week. I asked him if at the half way point in my chemo treatments if I would get a CT scan or Pet Scan. He said no. I would get a CEA test. He said a CT scan would be done about a year. ... (10 replies)

... There are other causes of increased CEA levels. Information below is just one of several references to this information. ... (9 replies)
Cea Levels
Jul 22, 2003
... Hi, could someone tell me that range for CEA levels. How high can it go? ... (1 replies)
... We got my husbands results back from the Pet Scan and he is cancer free. The Dr will be doing another CEA test in 6 weeks and will continue to monitor the CEA level. ... (4 replies)
... After reading a lot upon CEA levels it statred to confuse me a bit. It maybe another bout of cancer and if it is, I belive it is being caught early. ... (4 replies)
... for a couple of years now following his surgery and treatment in 2003. Each time they send him for a scan but nothing has shown up so far. He does not smoke either so we do not know why is CEA is always higher than normal. ... (2 replies)
Cea level question
Aug 25, 2009
... any information will be welcome. I had colon resection for stage II cancer tumor two years ago. The first year after surgery my cea level were about 3.0. Over the past 4 months they have gone up to 4 and my latest results were 4.3. ... (8 replies)
... He had chemo for approx 6 months before going into remission in about August 2007. The illeostomy was reversed in Nov 2007. ... (4 replies)
... I'm so sorry to hear your friend is suffering. He is lucky to have you. CEA levels are often not a good indication of disease progression. A CT or PET scan will tell much more and CEA levels may be helpful in ordering more tests, or may not. ... (4 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. ... (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)
... I guess you take it one day at a time for here on out and treasure each day. Be thankful for the lack of pain. My dad is on a 2nd line chemo drug now, Tarceva, but his is lung cancer. There are some promisitng posts about that in the forum - I don't know if it is fit for your dad or not, obviously. (15 replies)
... Well, they finally found out the type pf cancer my dad has. It is pancreatic, that has metetasised to the liver, adrenal glands, and on the bones. ... (15 replies)
... battling it. It is also hard to say what symptoms and when they will arise. Not even a doctor could pinpoint that. It could be days to months. As far as the CEA levels, his medical care team would have better knowledge in that area. I wish your family the best of luck. ... (2 replies)
... I am so sorry to hear the news but glad that, when they have done a biopsy, they should be able to work out a treatment plan. As you say, it is so good he is not in pain and that he is eating better...that will help him through treatment. Please post back to let us know how he is doing...look after yourself too! ... (15 replies)
... Hi, Got the news today on my dad. Not so good... He has cancer in the liver and bones and even in his spine. The miracle is he has NO pain, the Dr's can't believe it. It is not curable, but ccan be treated to some degree. ... (15 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)

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