Researchers fishing for cancer cure discover active DHA derivatives

Monday, March 1, 2010 - 10:28 in Health & Medicine

The next treatment for cancer might come from fish says new research. In the study, scientists show that the omega-3 fatty acid, "docosahexaenoic acid" or "DHA," and its derivatives in the body kill neuroblastoma cancer cells. This discovery could lead to new treatments for a wide range of cancers, including neuroblastoma, medulloblastoma, colon, breast and prostate cancers, among others.

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