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by Dennyp
Wed Sep 28, 2022 8:25 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: 10 years and counting ...
Replies: 6
Views: 344

Re: 10 years and counting ...

Congratulations, fantastic!
by Dennyp
Fri Sep 02, 2022 1:48 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Increasing CEA
Replies: 34
Views: 6723

Re: Increasing CEA

Thanks all, it’s a great relief!
by Dennyp
Thu Sep 01, 2022 9:45 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Increasing CEA
Replies: 34
Views: 6723

Re: Increasing CEA

Clean PET scan! Back in 6 weeks to check CEA.
by Dennyp
Mon Aug 29, 2022 11:26 am
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Increasing CEA
Replies: 34
Views: 6723

Re: Increasing CEA

My CEA went down today from 6.6 to 6.2. Waiting for the results of PET scan, but am hoping the CEA decrease will portend good news.
by Dennyp
Mon Jul 25, 2022 6:01 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Solitary lymph node metastasis: treatment options
Replies: 48
Views: 7320

Re: Solitary lymph node metastasis: treatment options

That’s awful, I understand why you feel that way.
by Dennyp
Mon Jul 25, 2022 4:15 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Solitary lymph node metastasis: treatment options
Replies: 48
Views: 7320

Re: Solitary lymph node metastasis: treatment options

Wow! I’m sorry to hear that! My oncologist did a biopsy prior to me starting chemo and having surgery I assume your oncologist didn’t order one?
by Dennyp
Thu Jul 21, 2022 2:02 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Increasing CEA
Replies: 34
Views: 6723

Re: Increasing CEA

My CEA today stayed the same, I assume that’s a good sign. My oncologist doesn’t seem too concerned so we’ll do a PET scan for my next routine scan.
by Dennyp
Wed Jun 22, 2022 12:49 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Increasing CEA
Replies: 34
Views: 6723

Re: Increasing CEA

My doctor wants to wait another month and do another CEA. I like this plan!
by Dennyp
Tue Jun 21, 2022 11:32 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Increasing CEA
Replies: 34
Views: 6723

Re: Increasing CEA

Awesome info, thanks!
by Dennyp
Tue Jun 21, 2022 2:38 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Increasing CEA
Replies: 34
Views: 6723

Re: Increasing CEA

Yes I have, MSS, KRAS, G12D. Not a whole lot of options is my understanding. Actually this was the results from a recurrence I had to a single lymph node. Is it possible the primary tumor was different?
by Dennyp
Tue Jun 21, 2022 2:32 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Increasing CEA
Replies: 34
Views: 6723

Re: Increasing CEA

Thanks, I never knew that. Being the optimist I am, I’m still holding out hope it’s nothing. On every CT and PET scan I’ve had they have noted gallstones, maybe that has something to do with the rise. I guess I’ll find out soon!
by Dennyp
Tue Jun 21, 2022 2:20 pm
Forum: Colon Talk - Colon cancer (colorectal cancer) support forum
Topic: Increasing CEA
Replies: 34
Views: 6723

Re: Increasing CEA

Hi Dennis, Sorry about the increase... It's so nerve wrecking :( One thing I'd ask your doc is whether you should get a PET scan instead of the usual CT. My husband had a series of "clear" CT scans despite high CEA values, and it took a PET to find a tumor in his rectum - it was most like...

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