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    CEA Tests

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      chrismorr

      My CEA has varied between 2 - 5 - 4- 17 - latest 11. Repeat next week. Crazy.....

      almost 2 years ago
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      ffingar

      Have you had a recent scan?

      almost 2 years ago
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      Jimig

      Mine hovers 200-700... It's a tool. It shows if the chemo is working...and I know it sounds awful seeing high numbers..but my doc says to not let it get to me..as he has patients with CEA numbers in the ten thousands..(10k+) and they are still alive...

      almost 2 years ago
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    Oh No (Cancer is back/Recurred ): After we cut back chemo, a new lesion started forming on my liver.

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    Side Effects (Nerve damage (peripheral neuropathy))

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    Side Effects (Mouth sores)

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    Side Effects (Low platelet counts (thrombocytopenia))