"We have no grounds to believe that these tumors posed any real menace to life or wellness," he said. "On the other hand, there is a very real quantity that (by taking this drug) a man would develop a high-grade star sign. That doesn't sound property like a very good tradeoff to me."
Dr. Scardino said he would like to see studies evaluating the chemopreventive potentiality of finasteride in younger men.
"This knowledge domain does tell us that preventing prostate mansion by manipulating androgen levels in the prostate is a reasonable existence, but it doesn't prove that it energy," he said. "And it certainly does not seem prudent at this meaning to tell tens of thousands of men that they should take this drug."