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    My dads is stage IV and his CEA is way down now to a 4.8 however the tumors aren't shrinking that much on his liver. Doctor said they are going to do 2 more chemos then put him on a maintenance program.  Is it ok that the tumors aren't shrinking that much as long as numbers stay down?

    November 14, 2012 view discussion
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      So my fathers CEA was originally at 99.  He did 4 treatments of a very mild chemo because he has a heart stint and they wanted to operate on his liver.  The treatments did not work and his number shot up to 215 and spread throughout the liver.  So then there was no option to operate on the liver and they gave him "the good stuff" lol.  He had 2 treatments and his number is now a 32.  The doct...

      August 22, 2012 view discussion
      • Aangiedr has replied to a post on the message board

        night is the hardest. Just left with your thoughts.

        July 13, 2012 view post
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          Thanks! You give me hope that I desperately need right now :)

          July 12, 2012 view post
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            I wish I could help but I'm new at this as well.  My dad was just diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer as well....stay strong!

            July 12, 2012 view post
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              I'm 34 and my father is 68, he was just diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer and has 4 spots on his liver.  He's finished 4 chemos and they did reimaging today and we will see doctor again on Tuesday to see whats next. My father didn't have any masses in his colon - he had a small pollyp and had it removed but the doctor said because it was so small he didn't need chemo or anything further but it did ke...

              July 12, 2012 view post
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