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Role of Dietary Fat-Type on Chemical Carcinogen Activation (1983)

Title:

Role of Dietary Fat-Type on Chemical Carcinogen Activation

Key words:

chemical carcinogens

Research Institution:

University of Georgia

Location:

Georgia

Researcher:

Adelbert E Wade

Project Description:

Dr. Wade studied how different types and different amounts of fat in the diet affect the metabolic activation of certain chemicals into carcinogens. Certain fats, like fish oils, seem to have a cancer-inhibiting effect, but it depends on what stage in the cancer process the fish oils are administered.

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