As an important hallmark in cancer progress, inflammation attracts more and more interests
in recent years. Lots of evidences support the positive effect of n-3 PUFA in inflammation-associated
diseases, the supplement of these fatty acids is thought to be promising in the prevention and treatment
of cancers. In this review, we summarize some current knowledge of the mechanisms by which n-3
PUFA are thought to attenuate cancer associated inflammation, and we also introduce the current
situation of n-3 PUFA in clinic.
Keywords: Anti-inflammation, Breast cancer, Colorectal cancer, Microenvironment, n-3 PUFA, Specialized pro-resolving mediators.
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