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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 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)
... Thank you for your concern. He just had a PET scan and now have to wait until Monday for Dr's appt to find out results! I don't understand the delay. ... (15 replies)

CEA Level
Dec 2, 2008
... I too was interested in the normal range for CEA test. ... (1 replies)
... I am gathering from what I am reading that climbing CEA may occur well before an actual cancer is found. ... (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)
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)
CEA Question
Jan 20, 2014
... Hi Bmccrea, My husband is 3years out of his surgery and his scans every 6months have always been clear. His cea is usually around 2.8. Several times it has gone up. Once going up as high as 5.8. It can be very nerve racking to say the least. ... (4 replies)
High CEA
May 14, 2004
... s are irregular with necrosis present I believe indicates that the adenocarcinoma is poorly differentiated which is a faster growing form of colorectal cancer. It concerns me that necrosis is present... ... (20 replies)
... It went up in 30 days from 1800 to 2200. This is information I am getting through family, as I am in another state. What is normal? ... (15 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)
... Anything above 5 is considered above normal but CEA levels can go quite high. Below 3 is the best result, but factors other than cancer can cause a slight rise in CEA levels. ... (1 replies)
CEA Levels of 500
Jul 12, 2006
... what is that? ... (4 replies)
... just had a PET scan today but don't know the results. ... (15 replies)
CEA slowly rising
Sep 24, 2006
... OK, as you know, the report is talking about the polyp on a cellular level. ... (28 replies)
High CEA
May 24, 2004
... Joe, don't jump to conclusions! You can only be sure about mets to the bone when a scan or such shows that. I tend to worry about alot of stuff that never happens and I am sure that is normal but it does not help. ... (20 replies)
... It has been 20 months since I had a PET scan. 27 months since dx and 5 months since I had a CT scan. My oncologist, who I will be changing, feels that I do not need any future scans. ... (9 replies)
... I often read other's posts regarding CEA levels so I did ask our Oncologist about it. ... (2 replies)
... Hi Susie...sorry to hear about your husband's cancer. I was dx'd in November '05 with rectal cancer. Over the almost two years now I have gone through what I would consider a protocol standard of treatment for Stage IIIC Rectal Cancer. ... (11 replies)
CEA slowly rising
Sep 14, 2006

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