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CEA with HAMA Treatment
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Approximately 5% of colorectal cancers are not associated with increased levels of CEA. CEA may be elevated in many types of solid cancer.
|CEA, HAMA Treated||See below|
|CEA, Untreated||Non-smoker||<2.5 ng/mL|
CEA is a tumor marker that is useful to monitor patients with persistent, recurrent or metastatic colonic carcinoma. Patients who have received mouse monoclonal antibodies as part of treatment should have their specimens pre-treated for removal of the human antimouse antibodies (HAMA).
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