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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)
... as only because he had a blockage. Had it not been for that, he would have had his first post treatment scan a year after dx. Similarly, his first post treatment CEA levels test was done a year after dx. This makes sense as CEA levels can go haywire during chemo sometimes and give unnecessary concern to the patient. ... (10 replies)
... 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. I guess a year from diagnosis. This seems like a long time to me. What do your doctors recommend? ... (10 replies)
... Ask ANY other oncologist and they will give you the same response I gave regarding CEA levels and usefuelness as a diagnostic factor. Christy has already posted that she has been dx Stage 1 on another post. ... (9 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)
... 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)
... ollowing 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. Apart from now having prostate cancer, he is feeling very well. ... (2 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)
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)
... 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)

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