Fish Oil Supplements Are Known To Affect The Natural Course Of Chemotherapy

April 4, 2015 5:54 PM

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The specialists tested 6 different types of fish oil supplements, and all of them hinted at making chemotherapy less effective. Why? Since as indicated by the report in JAMA Oncology, they contained a particular fatty acid that reduced the effectiveness of chemotherapy when tested on mice.

Lead author of the study, Dr. Emile Voest from the Netherlands Cancer Institute in Amsterdam, said that people experiencing chemotherapy sessions should avoid any kind of fish oil supplements. In addition, any supplements must be discussed with their physicians, as he advised patients to stay honest...

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