At the infusion center today for pump removal. Gary has been feeling really sick today. That darn chemo wreaks havoc on his GI tract. He's getting fluids so hopefully that will help him feel better.
In the previous post, we shared info about the 19-9 Tumor Marker test. One thing I meant to include is info about the normal range.
The normal range of CA 19-9 is between 0 and 37 U/mL (units/milliliter), but people with pancreatic cancer often have higher levels. Not every pancreatic cancer will cause elevated levels of CA 19-9, and some non-cancerous conditions (like pancreatitis and jaundice) can cause high levels of CA 19-9.