• What is CEA marker?

    Asked by akiko on Thursday, May 24, 2012

    What is CEA marker?

    I keep hearing CEA marker by people but my oncologist never mentioned about this. What is CEA marker? How I can find out? Is it an effective measurement of cancer treatment progress?

    2 Answers from the Community

    • Cindy's Avatar

      I've never heard about it before either but did a web search and found the following website with information about it: http://www.webmd.com/cancer/carcinoembryonic-antigen-cea . If you put "cea marker cancer" into your web browser you can find more websites about it.

      almost 9 years ago
    • nancyjac's Avatar
      nancyjac (Best Answer!)

      It is only relevant to certain types of cancer. I would certainly ask your oncologist about it, but it may not be a useful indicator for you particular type of cancer.

      almost 9 years ago

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