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Increased Efficacy and Amelioration of Side Effects of Radiotherapy (2001)

Title:

Increased Efficacy and Amelioration of Side Effects of Radiotherapy

Key words:

fish oil, chemotherapy

Research Institution:

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Location:

Texas

Researcher:

W. Elaine Hardman

Project Description:

Using mice implanted with human colon cancer cells, Dr. Hardman investigated the ability of an antioxidant-free fish oil concentrate to increase the efficacy of cancer chemotherapy drugs and decrease the intestinal damage from the drugs.

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