Intervention Review

Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA, an omega-3 fatty acid from fish oils) for the treatment of cancer cachexia

  1. Ann Dewey1,*,
  2. Chris Baughan2,
  3. Taraneh P Dean1,
  4. Bernie Higgins3,
  5. Ian Johnson4

Editorial Group: Cochrane Pain, Palliative and Supportive Care Group

Published Online: 24 JAN 2007

Assessed as up-to-date: 14 NOV 2006

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004597.pub2


How to Cite

Dewey A, Baughan C, Dean TP, Higgins B, Johnson I. Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA, an omega-3 fatty acid from fish oils) for the treatment of cancer cachexia. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2007, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD004597. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004597.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Portsmouth, School of Health Sciences & Social Work, Portsmouth, UK

  2. 2

    Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust, Royal South Hants Hospital, Cancer Care Directorate, Southampton, Hampshire, UK

  3. 3

    University of Portsmouth, Department of Mathematics, Portsmouth, Hampshire, UK

  4. 4

    Mountbatten Hospice, Isle of Wight NHS Trust, Newport, Isle of Wight, UK

*Ann Dewey, School of Health Sciences & Social Work, University of Portsmouth, James Watson Hall (West), 2 King Richard 1st Road, Portsmouth, PO1 2FR, UK. ann.dewey@port.ac.uk.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 24 JAN 2007

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