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Lung Cancer

In 771 patients with newly diagnosed lung cancer, of whom three-quarters were male (men age 64 years), there was no relationship between eicosapentaenoic acid and docosapentaenoic acid intake, but those in the highest quartile of alpha-linolenic acid and total omega-3 fatty acid intake had a significantly reduced risk, with odds ratios of 0.50 and 0.55, respectively.
Suzuki S. Akechi T, Kobayashi M, et al, Br. J. Cancer 2004;

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