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What can a cea decrease from 80 to 55 mean during chemo after

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What can a cea decrease from 80 to 55 mean during chemo after 2 rounds
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Charogat replied 2 years ago.
the CEA decreasing is a good sign that shows that there is decreasing activity and the chemo is working. Does this help?Was there any further information you needed? G-d Bless
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

should

the drop b more than this ?

Expert:  Dr. Charogat replied 2 years ago.
Just the fact that it is dropping is what we are looking at here.Does this help?Do you need more information?G-d Bless
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Ok so if it drops can it be the metssrases are shrinking. ?