A 34-year-old male asked:
read about a possible link from fish oil to prostate cancer? should i still take it? or get dha from a vegan source? do u recommend it?
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Dr. Ed Friedlander answered
43 years experience Pathology
Doubt any danger: One paper found that men diagnosed with prostate cancer are more likely to have more of the fish-style fatty acids on board. Hardly proves risk from taking them, an idea that makes no sense biologically -- more likely, health-focused guys take the stuff / eat more fish ; also get diagnosed earlier. Ignore this "pop" stuff ; choose supplements with your physician / a trustworthy holist's guidance.
Answered on Oct 4, 2013
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