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... CEA is a protein released when someone has GI cancer. It stands for CarcinoEmbryonic Antigen. It is very useful to keep tabs on if your Mom had an elevated blood level to begin with... they can then monitor her CEA level through blood tests. ... (1 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 26, 2006
... B1 blood test run. The standard is always the CEA, and speaking with a couple oncs. they tell me that there are no other blood tests proven in scientific papers to be more accurate than CEA. Though, I'm sure someone will discover one eventually! ... (28 replies)

... I went to get my 3rd round of FolFox yesterday but my white blood count was screwed up so I did not get it. Go again next Tue. the 27th. I saw my oncologist on Friday June 16th. ... (1 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)
... Talking of CEA's.. I had a heap of blood tests done yesterday.. Because Im sooo tired all the time now.. and end up on the couch most afternoons not being able to do much physically. ... (9 replies)
... I assume you will be followed for 5 years with regularly scheduled cea blood tests, CT or other scans and colonoscopies. My CEA test has gone up and down a bit over the years because different factors can affect it. ... (31 replies)
... blood tests every 3 months. I have had 25 polyps removed, but every 3 months have been assured that all is well. 4 months ago, my CEA started rising rapidly. From 3.3 to now at 12.9. I have been flying from Orlando to Houston to go to M.D. ... (8 replies)
... I've had seven cycles of this and 4 CT Scans with CEA blood tests all showing continued improvement even the CEA up until last week. ... (23 replies)
... You should have a CA 19-9, CEA and a CA-125 run. The symptoms sound like they need to be investigated asap for either colon or pancreas. (2 replies)
... Oncology check up consists of CEA tests, and a tick list of clinical observations. ... (10 replies)
... CEA levels should be measured every two to three months after surgery for two years in Stage II or III patients. An elevated CEA level, confirmed by retesting, warrants further evaluation for return of metastatic disease. ... (10 replies)
CEA Count ????
Aug 4, 2006
... sent me a copy of my blood work up. ... (11 replies)
CEA numbers
Aug 16, 2004
... Jaydess, hope you are well. I've seen quite a few threads on CEA stuff and was rather shy to admit a few months ago that neither me or husband paid much attention to his. ... (8 replies)
... is a blood test, it's normal range is 2.5 to 5. ... (5 replies)
... I went to the onocolgist yesterday to get results from my blood tests. ... (15 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)
... As far as my health condition is concerned, I am in a very good shape just like in my heydays. All my blood tests are excellent according to my family doctor and my CEA just recently tested is 2.1, just a bit higher than that tested in my Cancer Clinic one year ago. ... (31 replies)
... pelvis and chest to check if the cancer has spread outside the colon. This should be done before surgery. Also have your MD do a CEA blood level prior to surgery. ... (2 replies)

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