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How high is cea of 55 in a metastic colon cAncer pt ?

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How high is cea of 55 in a metastic colon cAncer pt ?


Welcome to JustAnswer and thank you for your question.

Anything more than 5 mcg/l is suspicious, around 10 mcg/l is present in infections and inflammations while more than this almost always designates cancer which is sperading.

I hope this helps.

Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Metastic colon cancer .

was 65 beofre chemo and

after round 1-80

after round 2- 55

im worried re these readings

Thank you for your reply,

It needs to come down less than 10.

Further chemo will help as levels have came down.

Customer: replied 2 years ago.

u think to 55 is a drop ?

Would you you count the drop from the reading of 65 before chemo or the reading of 80 after round 1?

I would count it from the levels before chemo. So it is a drop.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Ok thanks

so it's a drop of 10 Points right after 2 nd round ? Should it be more than this

Yes after round 2 more drop is suspected. You are welcome.

Customer: replied 2 years ago.

I mean is a drop of 10 points to leSS ?

Can this

drop mean anything else ?

10 points drop is good it means regression of cancer cells, Is it too less can only be assessed after further chemo shots. In my opinon it is adequate.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Can if mean stablisation even or regression u think ?

It shows regression.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

ok with chemo what is prognosis like ?

Its a new will be nice to rate and then open a new question for prognostic information. Thank you.
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