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normal cea levels and chemo

atlanticcanada
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does anyone know if cea levels are normal will they stop the planned chemo or do they continue on, thanks

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Annabelle41415
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Just posted this on your other thread. They continue until your treatment cycle is done as those levels are not always a good indicator.

Kim

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thxmiker
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The objective of Chemo is to keep the body at a certain toxicity to kill/slow cancer growth for a period of time. Usually 6 months.

Best Always, mike

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Maxiecat
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My last numbers were close to normal but I am continuing chemo... Folfox6 I am on treatment #8 of 12... I'll be done in January!

Alex