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... 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 level question
Sep 11, 2009
... Your concern is normal. I get my CEA done every 3 months and for a week before the test and until I get the results, I live with extreme anxiety. ... (8 replies)
... CEA is not very reliable whether you smoke or not. The scope is the best way to determine if there is cancer and CEA is used as just one diagnostic tool following treatment to ensure there is no recurrence or spread. ... (2 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)
CEA Level
Dec 2, 2008
... I too was interested in the normal range for CEA test. ... (1 replies)
CEA Level
Dec 2, 2008
... years and her CEA level has remained fairly low until recently. In Oct it went up to 35 and today it came in a 56. What is considered a high CEA and how high can it go? ... (1 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)
... 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)
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 25, 2004
... Yup, i noe i may be too paranoid sometimes...(sign...) does anyone noes : -if the condition in the liver deteriorates, will it induces pain? -does the decrease in cea level implies good news; no further advancement? this forum has been extremely useful especially to those with little medical knowledge. i am glad to be able to join the forum to clear my doubts... Hope... (20 replies)
High CEA
May 22, 2004
... I have asked him whether is there a need for surgery and he said one will come if there is blockage in the colon. Surgery on the liver will be carried out if the CEA has dropped to a stagnant level by chemo. ... (20 replies)
High CEA
May 14, 2004
... Your being from Singapore would explain the "HH" which I have never heard of. Perhaps as we said, the CEA level is not as high as we thought. ... (20 replies)
High CEA
May 14, 2004
... CEA level respond to the chemo... ... (20 replies)
High CEA
May 14, 2004
... Thanks for ur speedy reply, CancerDad. below are some of the info i think u asked for. Medical summary: Sigmoidoscopy confirmed the presence of adenocarcinoma in the sigmoid colon The CT-scan showed multiple liver metastases. These lesions measure 10.7x7.2x11.2 and 9.2x11.4x6.9cm. Biopsy report: Diagnosis: Sigmoid colon biopsy: adenocarcinoma (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)
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)
... y removed all the masses and she has finished her chemo therapy. It is now 8 weeks since chemo was finished and she has a lump in lymph node on her neck and her CEA level is 300. All scans come back normal, no signs of disease. What can we expect from here? ... (0 replies)
... 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)
... 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 Results
Dec 6, 2006
... When I saw my doctor on Monday, he said that oncologists are divided in their opinion about the value of a CEA level test while a patient is on chemo. ... (7 replies)




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