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IridescentBeef1797 karma

Do you think this drug could exacerbate prostate cancer risk due to it's androgen activity? Or actually may be useful for treating it due to the testosterone decrease?

IridescentBeef17 karma

Thank you--from a business development point of view, what is the IP situation like? Looks like it is weak from the wikipedia article. Will you be spinning-out a start up company around this?

EDIT: link to the patent I am looking at https://patents.google.com/patent/US20030069215A1/en

IridescentBeef6 karma

Healthcare spending on pharmaceuticals only represents 10% of total US healthcare expenditures—in fact, effective pharmaceuticals can greatly decrease total healthcare costs


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How do you handle investment decisions? (For example, spend more money on nut butter equipment or better WiFi?). What percentage of members are related by blood? How was the capacity of 71 determined?

IridescentBeef5 karma

Finasteride does reduce the risk of prostate cancer https://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/center-news/2018/03/reducing-your-risk-of-prostate-cancer.html

Finasteride is also part of androgen depletion therapy for active prostate cancer. https://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostate-cancer/treating/hormone-therapy.html