ASK THE DOCTOR: Prostate drugs made me pile on the pounds

Following hormone therapy for prostate cancer in 2011 and radiotherapy in 2012, my waistline has ballooned to 38 in. Despite being very fit – I lift weights and go power-walking – I cannot shift the extra four or five inches even with sensible eating. Are there any procedures I can try? I hate it and my clothes don’t fit.
Jon Cole, Portsmouth

The aim of hormone therapy in prostate cancer is to deprive the prostate tissue – and specifically the cancerous cells – of the male hormone testosterone. Read more