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Prof. Maurizio Muscaritoli

Prof. Maurizio Muscaritoli

Presentation Roadmap/ Summary

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of the presentation, the participant will be able to:

  1. Understand the nutritional and physiological role of omega-3 fatty acids
  2. Understand the rationale of omega-3 fatty acid supplementation
  3. Recognize the role of omega-3 fatty acids in cancer nutrition

Key Takeaways/ Fast Facts

Key references

1. Calder PC: n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, inflammation, and inflammatory diseases. Am J Clin Nutr 83, 1505S–1519S, 2006.

2. de van der Schueren MAE, Laviano A, Blanchard H, Jourdan M, Arends J, et al. Systematic review and meta-analysis of the evidence for oral nutritional intervention on nutritional and clinical outcomes during chemo(radio)therapy: current evidence and guidance for design of future trials. Ann Oncol 29, 1141-53, 2018.

3. Daenen LG, Cirkel GA, Houthuijzen JM, Gerrits J, Oosterom I, et al.: Increased Plasma Levels of Chemoresistance-Inducing Fatty Acid 16:4(n-3) After Consumption of Fish and Fish Oil. JAMA Oncol 1, 350–8, 2015.

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