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Is it safe to take fish oil, ie cod liver oil, omega 3 if you have had breast cancer?

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Dr. Travis Kidner
Surgery - Oncology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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