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Dietary Supplements During Cancer Treatment: Yes or No?

Some doctors say patients should hold off during chemo - while others say supplements may have cancer-fighting properties and reduce treatment side effects. Is it a good idea to take dietary supplements while going through active cancer treatment? It's a gray area. Some doctors say patients should hold off, at least while undergoing chemotherapy.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

The research quoted in the article from JAMA Oncology is highly flawed.  The vast bulk of literature indicates that fish oil is synergistic with radiation and chemotherapy.

 

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