Terence's Story

White British
80 or older
Sexual Orientation
South East
Relationship status

Tips and advice for any sexual side effects of treatment

Seek guidance from medical professionals in Prostate Cancer U.K. and/or your GP

Tips and advice for any physical side effects of treatment

I was prescribed Zoladex (12 weekly injections ) Side effects were constant hot flushes with some sweating plus weight increase around the waist My Oncologist prescribed Cyproterone Acetate to combat the flushes which have worked in my case

Tips and advice for any mental and emotional side effects of treatment

I joined a Facebook Group - Prostate Cancer UK in which members share their experiences and receive helpful advice

How this treatment impacted my life the most

Nocturnal toilet visits once to twice Passing bowel waste on almost every occasion when urinating and experiencing burning sensation in the urethra Stop start urinating

If I had to do it all over again, would I choose the same treatment?


Why did I give this answer?

My understanding is that radiotherapy can only be given once

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