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Monday, April 6, 2015

Fish-oil supplements may inhibit cancer treatment

The doctors almost always advise the patient to eat a lot of fish, because fish-oil benefit to the body. But now researchers say that they found that fish-oil may interfere with the treatment of cancer patients, because the cause of chemotherapy becomes less effective.
Fish-oil supplements are commonly taken by many cancer patients in the U.S. and other countries as part of a lifestyle change in the interest of their health. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1IBNawl)
A study conducted in the Netherlands, and then the results are published in the JAMA Oncology journal, showed that most fish-oil supplements seem to interfere with the metabolism of chemotherapy, so that cancer cells can be gained back after treatment.

Therefore, experts say the patient is better not to uses the fish-oil a day before and the day after chemotherapy sessions. They also recommend not to eat oily fish such as herring or tuna in the 24 hours before and after chemotherapy. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | VOA NEWS]
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