I have been diagnosed with prostate cancer with a Gleason Index of 7. My bone scan as well as my ct-scan were normal. Now the doctors are telling me I have to decide whether I want surgery or radiation. I am 57 years old so the possibility of getting cancer from radiation treatments 20 years down the line is a concern. Any info which would help me with my decision would be appreciated. Thanks in advance for any response. Steve
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