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by xxyford
Mon May 14, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: CEA increasing trend
Replies: 14
Views: 3057

Re: CEA increasing trend

We meet with the oncology last Thursday and got the scan result back. CT scan shows thickness on the surgery site and the oncology thinks it is damage from radiation therapy. The actual term he used is "radiation enteritis". As for CEA, we can do nothing but wait for another 3 months for t...
by xxyford
Thu May 03, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: CEA increasing trend
Replies: 14
Views: 3057

CEA increasing trend

I just got my dad's 9-month post surgery blood work result. The CEA level keeps increasing since last checkup. CEA 1.26 -> 1.84 -> 2.64 C199 4.88 ->6.0 -> 8.26 I have search many post here that has a fault increasing CEA and turned out to be nothing. But none of them has a doubled figure in 6 months...
by xxyford
Thu Apr 26, 2018 8:16 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Not sure how to feel right now
Replies: 26
Views: 8075

Re: Not sure how to feel right now

I know exactly what you are going through. My dad was diagnosed with rectal cancer in July 2017 and started the mob up chemo(CapeOx) after surgery in late Aug. Every chemo cycle was a nightmare for him, he had to deal with horrible side effect. To make it worse, he caught flu on the 4th chemo cycle ...
by xxyford
Sat Dec 23, 2017 1:33 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: High fever during chemo
Replies: 2
Views: 772

High fever during chemo

Hi Folks, I have been wandering in the forum for a long time and this is my first post. My dad was diagnosed with IIIA rectal cancer(T2N1MO) with multi cysts on his liver. He had the surgery in July and started chemo(CapOx)+radio therapy afterward. He was scheduled to start the 4th and last chemo on...

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