Multi-targeted therapy of cancer by omega-3 fatty acids.

@article{Berquin2008MultitargetedTO,
  title={Multi-targeted therapy of cancer by omega-3 fatty acids.},
  author={Isabelle M. Berquin and Iris J. Edwards and Yong Q. Chen},
  journal={Cancer letters},
  year={2008},
  volume={269 2},
  pages={
          363-77
        }
}
Omega-3 (n-3) and omega-6 (n-6) polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) are essential fatty acids necessary for human health. Currently, the Western diet contains a disproportionally high amount of n-6 PUFAs and low amount of n-3 PUFAs, and the resulting high n-6/n-3 ratio is thought to contribute to cardiovascular disease, inflammation, and cancer. Studies in human populations have linked high consumption of fish or fish oil to reduced risk of colon, prostate, and breast cancer, although other… Expand
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