n-3 PUFA-enriched diet delays the occurrence of cancer cachexia in rat with peritoneal carcinosis.

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The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of a fish oil (FO) diet (rich in long chain, n-3, polyunsaturated fatty acid) on cancer cachexia symptoms in rats. To this end, peritoneal carcinosis (PC) was generated by an intraperitoneal injection of cancer cells in BDIX rats fed FO or standard (Std) diets. Food intake and body weight were recorded… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/01635580903407080

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