Pete, 65, from North Yorkshire, England. Diagnosed with locally advanced ca prostate in Dec 2014. PSA 22, Gleason score 7. Started on hormone therapy immediately combined with radiotherapy for 37 sessions commencing St Patricks Day 2015 and finishing 5 days before my 65th birthday. Not the sort of build up to my 65th that I'd envisaged but que sera que sera. PSA came down quickly to <1 and down to 0.1 on latest two tests. Had some psychological problems 6 months ago but resolved with support from local team and a coouple of chats with cancer psychologist. Side effects demoralizing - hot flushes and night sweats, erectile dysfunction - so have been given go ahead to come off hormone therapy. Otherwise enjoying life to the full, cycling, golfing, walking. And the bonus of a trip to California in a weeks time to enjoy hospitality of a friend I've not seen for many years so looking forward to some warmth.
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