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Cea still rising on chemotherapy treatment means the treatment

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Cea still rising on chemotherapy treatment means the treatment not working ?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 2 years ago.
Hi there.
Thank you for your question.
I will be helping you out with your queries.
Yes this does most likely mean that chemotherapy is not working.
Kind regards
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Is TACE a good option for liver metastases on the event that chemotherpay failing ?

Expert:  Dr. SH replied 2 years ago.
TACE is a good option usually for a tumor in the liver.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

What of there are metastases outside the liver too, but more in the liver ?

Expert:  Dr. SH replied 2 years ago.
It can work for that but usually it is not used in cases like that.
It is usually only used when the tumor or mets are in the liver.
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