Our expert says:
Getting by, thanks, even in this frying weather, though with some backache / poin pain that makes it more tedious.
GOod to hear from you again. I understand your dad's hesitancy to find out what's happening with the prostate, but as you say, knowing is best --- you can't cope with what you don't know. Is it possible that he could ask his doctor to explain the situation to you and the family ? Fluanxol is an interesting drug which has been around for some time, and helps relieve anxiety while being mildly antidepressant, too. Alcohol is rarely beneficial in these sorts of situations -- it can undermine the effectiveness of ADs, and is itself depressant, as its primary effect.
The Cancer Association may have programs for families of people with cancer, which could be helpful
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