A 52-year-old female asked:
is it safe to take fish oil, ie cod liver oil, omega 3 if you have had breast cancer?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Andrew Turrisi answered
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
These are generally : To enhance the "good" lipids in your body. Breast cancer patients may be advised to avoid substances that may contain estrogens. No correlation here, ok to use.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
Dr. Travis Kidner answered
16 years experience Surgical Oncology
Tell the Surgeon: Be sure to tell your surgeon about these. These supplements increase your chances of bleeding and can increase the complication rate with biopsies and with surgery.
Answered on Aug 5, 2013
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