Fish Oil Supplements May Hinder Cancer Treatment, Researchers Say

April 4, 2015 7:23 PM

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Health professionals almost always advise their patients to eat plenty of fish because fish oil is good for you. But now researchers say they have found fish oil may hinder treatment for cancer patients by making their chemotherapy less effective.

Researchers say it appears that some fish-oil supplements interfere with chemotherapy metabolism, in such a way that allows cancer cells to reassemble after treatment ends.

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