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Old 03-22-2014, 01:27 AM   #1
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Omega 3-6-9

Does anyone have an opinion regarding the benefits or contraindications to taking the Omega 3-6-9 combo?
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1993: right side DCIS, lumpectomy, rads
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Bilat mastectomy with DIEP flap reconstruction
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finished 1 yr herceptin 05/07
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Old 03-22-2014, 05:43 AM   #2
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Re: Omega 3-6-9

The only contraindication is that we get plenty of Omega 6 in the diet. It is the balance of 6 vs 3 that is important, hence taking 3 to balance the overloaded 6. Omega 9 is important but it is found in plenty of oils, especially olive and canola.

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Old 03-23-2014, 07:00 PM   #3
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Re: Omega 3-6-9

Thank you Becky. I was able to return the Omega 3-6-9 and reordered the Omega 3. Amazon has an amazing return policy.
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1993: right side DCIS, lumpectomy, rads
1999: left side DCIS, lumpectomy, rads, tamoxifen

2006:
BRCA 2 positive
Stage I, invasive DCIS (6mm x 5mm)
Grade: intermediate
sentinal node biopsy: neg
HER2/neu amplified 4.7
ER+/PR+
TOPO II neg
Oncotype dx 20
Bilat mastectomy with DIEP flap reconstruction
oophorectomy

2007:
6 cycles TCH (taxotere, carboplatin, herceptin)
finished 1 yr herceptin 05/07
Arimidex, stopped after almost 1 yr
Femara
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