A 50-year-old male asked:
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is it ok to take fish oil everyday? some research says it can cause prostate cancer.

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Fish oil: Did you ever see a fish with prostate cancer?.....:) To be serious about this, there is lots of conflicting evidence so if you're desirous of taking fish oil, just don't take large doses of it. It was large doses which might cause prostate ca.
Answered on Feb 5, 2015
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