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... CEA, so I suppose that I will just leave it at that for now. The dr didn't realize that the CEA had gone up 4 times in a row, so he said that he would go over my charts again and give me a final decision tomorrow. ... (28 replies)
CEA slowly rising
Aug 26, 2006
... JJ: A colonoscopy will ONLY show IF it has gone anywhere else in your colon--NOT mets to anywhere else. With your CEA so low below the "worry range" of "3-4" where you KNOW something is growing somewhere, I REALLY wouldn't worry. I know easier said than done. And this cancer thing haunts us for the rest of our lives, but the longer out you go, the better your chances...... (28 replies)
... It is important that you be seen by a specialist. Don't accept a barium enema instead of a colonoscopy. The colonoscopy is the gold standard for detecting polyps and cancers in the large intestine and rectum. ... (5 replies)

CEA slowly rising
Aug 30, 2006
... py, your GI can ONLY tell if something has recurred or spread IN YOUR COLON. It will NOT show mets to ANYWHERE else in your body. Only a PET can do this, and a CEA out of range can tip you off to something growing elsewhere in your body. ... (28 replies)
CEA slowly rising
Aug 25, 2006
... to 1.1, my dr still wouldn't schedule my next colonoscopy until mid December. ... (28 replies)
... Hi again. Well, I finally got my CEA test results back, and unfortunately, it has gone up again. ... (28 replies)
CEA slowly rising
Jul 28, 2006
... It IS perfectly normal for your CEA to bounce around a little. I'm basically in the same boat now...My CEA has slowly been going up. I'm just about to have another one drawn and a colonoscopy. Last blood draw showed CEA of 1. ... (28 replies)
Colonoscopy prep
May 25, 2005
... year followup colonoscopy this summer. I had a blood workup last week and my CEA was 171, so they are rapidly scheduling tests to see what is going on. ... (6 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)
... 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)
CEA slowly rising
Jul 28, 2006
... ave a resection, chemo or radiation. I was given so many different "options" by so many doctors, I was too confused to do otherwise. At the time of diagnosis, my CEA was 6. ... (28 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)
CEA slowly rising
Aug 31, 2006
... I left so early this morning, I just got a chance to read it though. I was right...for some unknown reason, the prep didn't work as usual, but colonoscopy was done anyway. ... (28 replies)
... ed by SOME colorectal tumors that is used as a marker for recurrence... so IF he has cancer, part of the testing I mentioned will be a blood test to see what his CEA level is, then after the tumor is removed, they can follow his blood work in addition to other testing to make certain he does not have a recurrence. ... (4 replies)
Colonoscopy prep
May 26, 2005
... is normal. That is why you feel as though they are not telling you anything. Who scheduled you five years out for a colonoscopy after you had colon cancer? ... (6 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)
... impaction and take some laxitive. four weeks later the pain is horrid and I feel genuinely ill. I AM worried it could be cancer in there. I was due to have a colonoscopy and this has now been downgraded to a barium enema after Christmas!. ... (5 replies)
... My CEA as increased over the last year from 3 to 33, and still seems to be going up. I have done colonoscopy, CT, PT, and Bone scans, and all seems normal. ... (2 replies)
... So sorry you're suffering. Do your doctors have a particular diagnosis in mind, then? A CT scan is pretty good for spotting actual tumors but there are other conditions of the intestine that can cause you all manner of grief which a CT scan might NOT be able to pick up, but which could be visualized during a colonoscopy. Your doctors might also look at your CEA (blood... (23 replies)
... I'm a smoker for 15 years n did cea blood test recently. ... (0 replies)




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