Fish oil supplements harden tumours against chemotherapy

Chemotherapy drugs can assure a major relief in cancerous conditions especially when they are in the advanced stage. Intake of fish oil supplements can obstruct the medicinal benefits extended by chemotherapeutic drugs. It is believed that the fatty acids contained in these supplements make the cancerous growths resistant to chemotherapy and therefore lessen the chances of recovery. The 2 fatty acids have been found in fish oil have been collectively named as PIFAs (platinum-induced fatty acids).