https://www.webmd.com/cancer/cea-tests

Aug 12, 2018 ... Results might vary between labs. A higher-than-normal CEA level that increases over time might signal that your cancer has grown or has ...

https://medlineplus.gov/lab-tests/cea-test/

Mar 12, 2019 ... A CEA (carcinoembryonic antigen) test measures the level of CEA in your blood ... If your CEA results were normal, you may still have cancer.

https://www.medicinenet.com/carcinoembryonic_antigen/article.htm

An elevated or rising CEA level indicates cancer progression or recurrence. ... Because there is variability between results obtained between laboratories, the ...

https://www.ascopost.com/issues/august-15-2014/high-false-positive-rate-of-elevated-cea-seen-in-patients-with-resected-colorectal-cancer/

Aug 15, 2014 ... “Of these, 358 had a false-positive elevation of CEA level, 335 had a ... confirm any abnormal CEA test results with measurements less than 10 ...

https://labtestsonline.org/tests/carcinoembryonic-antigen-cea

Sep 8, 2016 ... Looking for Test Results? You may be able to find your .... If I am a smoker, does an elevated CEA level mean I have cancer? Not necessarily.

https://www.urmc.rochester.edu/encyclopedia/content.aspx?contenttypeid=167&contentid=carcinoembryonic_antigen

This test measures a protein called carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) in your blood. ... Test results may vary depending on your age, gender, health history, the method used for the test, ... But having a normal CEA level doesn't rule out cancer .

https://www.healthline.com/health/cea

Mar 30, 2017 ... The CEA test measures the amount of CEA in the blood. A high amount of CEA in your body after a cancer treatment or surgery suggests the ...

https://www.cancer.ca/en/cancer-information/diagnosis-and-treatment/tests-and-procedures/carcinoembryonic-antigen-cea/?region=on

The CEA blood level may be increased in certain types of cancer and ... A CEA test is most commonly used for colorectal cancer. ... What the results mean.

https://www.verywellhealth.com/carcinoembryonic-antigen-cea-797561

Feb 13, 2019 ... CEA is a blood test used to monitor some cancers, especially of the ... early stage cancers) have elevated levels, and false positives may occur, ...

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5345794/

Of the 582 patients undergoing CEA follow-up, 104 (17.9%; 95% CI: ... the final CEA test results in a slightly lower estimate of sensitivity and negative ... performance in detecting recurrence of a rise in blood CEA level ...