I decided to self refer for a PSA test in March after minor symptoms. My GP clearly thought I was worrying unduly until we got the result - PSA of 30.2. After that, everything moved fast, and I was diagnosed with local advanced prostate cancer in May. Gleason 8. I started hormone therapy at the end of May - Zoladex (goserelin). Radiotherapy starts on 1st October for 7.5 weeks.
So far the only effects of the hormone treatment are that I've said farewell to erections and I get hot flushes (a pain in this weather but I now have a new topic of conversation with the women I work with).
So far no sign of weight gain, mood swings or (God forbid) growing breasts . My question is - after only 10 weeks on Zoladex am I breathing a sigh of relief too soon?