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A progressive rise in CEA may indicate progression of disease or metastasis.
You should have a CT scan of the chest and abdomen to rule out metastasis.
The more preferable but more expensive option is PET scan
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Thx . Sorry for delay in responding to u . Well he had a ct scan with contrast done which showed a new 15 mm lesion
Not got yet .... But do radiologists on a ct report use the word metsases at all .
the rafiologist stated:
1 new liver lesion
1 10 mm lymph node
appearances keeping with disease progression
So does disease progression mean mets ?
The 10 mm lymp node notes not really a worry right ? He wouldn't put progression just due to a lymoh node right ?
The onco said it looks cloudy so need a pet scan - what can this mean ?
Despite it being unclear , can the radiologist state disease progression ?
Oh I see so they just not basing it on the lesion soley ?
Can a steady rise be mets ? I thought high figures indicate mets ?
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