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Elevated carcinoembryonic antigen is caused by conditions such as cancer, pancreatitis, smoking infections and cirrhosis of the liver. The normal level of CEA in an adult that does not smoke is More »

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The carcinoembryonic antigen, or CEA, levels of postoperative colon cancer patients are regularly checked by physicians as changes in the levels may indicate a relapse of the cancer. Relapse of other types of cancers suc... More »

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Considerations for a carcinoembryonic antigen test include smoking, cirrhosis and other factors that can raise CEA levels in the blood of those who do not have cancer, explains Drexel University College of Medicine. A do... More »

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