My 83 year old mother's cancer has come back, and we found out yesterday from a bone scan and a ct scan that it is all over her body. Mom also has Alzheimer's. I can hardly stand her being in this pain. The oncologist has prescribed her some pretty good pain pills, so they help some. I have to make all decisions because she can't. We are not going to do chermotherapy. At her age and with the Alzheimers issue, I won't put her through it. The doctors want her to take hormone therapy, which apparently has virtually no side effects. Does anyone out there know anything about hormone therapy?? I don't understand whether this is likely to help her or just extend her life? I was going to go ahead and do it, but I found out it costs $273 for the prescription. We have very little money. This would take care of a good deal of Mom's money she has to spend. My husband is laid off work and doing side jobs right now, so we are not well off, but could scrape up that much. If this is not likely to help with her pain or the quality of her life, I would rather spend what money we have on pain killers. Does anyone know if hormone therapy is likely to cure the cancer or what is likely to happen with it? Please help me ASAP, as I have to make a decision about this right away. Thank you.