The potential for treatment with dietary long-chain polyunsaturated n-3 fatty acids during chemotherapy.

@article{Biondo2008ThePF,
  title={The potential for treatment with dietary long-chain polyunsaturated n-3 fatty acids during chemotherapy.},
  author={Patricia D. Biondo and David N. Brindley and Michael B Sawyer and Catherine J Field},
  journal={The Journal of nutritional biochemistry},
  year={2008},
  volume={19 12},
  pages={787-96}
}
Dietary intake of long-chain omega-3 (or n-3) polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA), eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) can affect numerous processes in the body, including cardiovascular, neurological and immune functions, as well as cancer. Studies on human cancer cell lines, animal models and preliminary trials with human subjects suggest that administration of EPA and DHA, found naturally in our diet in fatty fish, can alter toxicities and/or activity of many drugs… CONTINUE READING

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