Omega Fatty Acids in Prostate Cancer - A Review

Published on:june/2018
Indian Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 2018; 11(2):64-66
Review Article | doi:10.5530/ijopp.11.2.14


Omega Fatty Acids in Prostate Cancer - A Review


Authors and affiliation (s):

Jasmina Eswaramkunnath*, Anjali Kuriakose, Lia Abraham

National College of Pharmacy, Manassery, Kozhikode, Kerala-673602, INDIA.

Abstract:

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men. At present radiation therapy, hormone therapy, surgery to remove prostate, freezing prostate tissue, chemotherapy and biological therapy are employed. The best natural dietary sources for omega3 fatty acids shows promising results for the treatment of prostate cancer. This review deals with the uses of omega fatty acids in the treatment of prostate cancer.

Key words: Prostate cancer, Radiation therapy, Hormone therapy, Surgery, Freezing prostate tissue, Chemotherapy and biological therapy, Omega 3 fatty acids.




 

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