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... 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)
... 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)
High CEA
May 13, 2004
... Anything higher suggests bad news. Can anyone tell me whether my dad's cea level is dangerously high? ... (20 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)
... 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)
... Thanks, Ron That is the clearest answer I could have received. I appreciate your response:) (2 replies)
... It is very hard to say that ca is definitely gone. Doctors can do ct and pet scans that can show active tumors. They can do blood tests for CEA. A high CEa reading may indicate recurrence but it is not considered accurate. ... (2 replies)
... Hi there. It's fine to ask any questions you like. CEA seems to be a bit of a paradox. ... (5 replies)
... Radiation therapy, he lived a normal life until one and a half year ago when his CEA level began to rise. ... (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)
CEA slowly rising
Sep 24, 2006
... Hi JJ: Sorry for the delay!:rolleyes: OK, as you know, the report is talking about the polyp on a cellular level. It is a good thing that is is "negative for high-grade dysplasia"--dysplasia referring to the abnormal development of tissue, grading being a classification of abnormality; from mild to moderate to marked or high grade-dysplasia often synonymous with... (28 replies)
CEA slowly rising
Sep 22, 2006
... led saying that he wanted a PET scan done right away. Still fighting with insurance to get approval since I had one in March. I had them fax the report and after reading it, not only do I not understand what it says...it sounds scary. ... (28 replies)
CEA slowly rising
Aug 30, 2006
... Sorry if you are on reading right now and see that I posted without my reply... something happened? ... (28 replies)
CEA slowly rising
Aug 26, 2006
... CD & Leslie, thanks for your response. I don't know what I'd do if I didn't have y'all to come to my rescue. :wave: First of all, no, I am near-sighted. Just wear +250 reading glasses. After 2 weeks of this Vitreous detachement going on, the spots are 50% better, but the flashes are 50% worse. NO WAY I would attempt to drive at night! :eek: No loss of peripheral vision and I... (28 replies)
... Sometimes the CEA just moves around for reasons other than recurrence. That's what makes trying to understand changes in it so frustrating. My CEA was 1.2 at diagnosis, 2. after treatment and since then it has been as high as 2. ... (28 replies)
CEA Count ????
Aug 3, 2006
... Sorry to hear about what you went through and the problems cropping up now. My husband's oncologists have never mentioned CEA counts to us. I brought them up after learning about them from reading posts about them. ... (11 replies)
... Ktee, after all you have been through, you nearly ARE a doctor! I agree that CEA levels are only useful when used along with other tools, such a scans etc. It is good to get as much information as possible but it can be a bit overwhelming... ... (2 replies)
... I often read other's posts regarding CEA levels so I did ask our Oncologist about it. ... (2 replies)
... treatment, it seems that all studies indicate that a CEA level over 200 is surely indicative of distant metastases and poor length of survival, yet many of these studies are 8 to 10 years old. ... (2 replies)


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