Primary Aim is to test the Hypothesis: Nutritional supplementation with 960mg EPA three times
a day positively affects muscle function and mass (assessed by muscle biopsies, assays of
cellular aerobic function and DEXA scan) and inflammation (measuring cellular markers of
inflammation) in patients undergoing resection of colorectal cancers.
The secondary aim is to evaluate aerobic performance assessed by cardiopulmonary exercise
testing (CPEX) and perioperative outcome in patients with colorectal cancer post surgical