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Topic: CEA and CA 25-27

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Posted on: May 2, 2008 08:25PM

Bonnielv wrote:

Every month my onc does the CEA and CA 25-27 blood test.  Can anyone tell me what they are used for?  My CEA results have risen and are above normal range but my CA 27-29 are now within normal range.

Orig dx IDC Stage 0/10 nodes Dx 9/2007, , Stage IV, 0/10 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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May 3, 2008 07:10AM ozzie2 wrote:

Heres a link it might help u...

http://www.labtestsonline.org/understanding/analytes/cea/test.html

http://cancerweb.ncl.ac.uk/cancernet/600518.html

hope this helps some..

hugs

oz

DCIS and IDC 96. ER/PR + HER2- bone skin mets06 ,Lung mets May08