Hi Sam, mine was higher than when starting folfox and after 8 rounds still high. One thing a forum member brought to my attention was the MCV panel of your bloodwork. If it rises =>10 then good sign chemo is working. I found the NCI paper on MCV and chemo. Look it up.
Dx 8/19, RC, CEA 86, clinical T3N0M0
Neoadj 5FU/rad 6 wks
Surg 1-21-20 APR ostomy, neg margins T4bN1a IIIC G2 MSI- 1/20 LN+ LVI+ PNI-
presurg cea 24/post 5.9
Adj mFOLFOX6, cea 7
8 rds 6-10 CEA 11.4, 4 more no oxa
6-17: CEA 11.1 AFP 11.2 CA125 25.7 CA199 9
7-2: CEA 11.1 AFP 5.3 CA125 24.8 CA199 8
Chemo sensitivity test NCI "Test failed, neo-adj chemorad did its job. Not enough ca. cells to test."