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Dietary Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Cancer (1992)


Dietary Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Cancer

Key words:

omega-3, fish oil, prostaglandin metabolism

Research Institution:

New England Deaconess Medical Center




Jennifer Wan

Project Description:

Dr. Wan investigated how dietary fat in the form of omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil might alter the immune response and prostaglandin metabolism, influence the rate of tissue protein synthesis, and inhibit the growth of breast cancer cells.

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