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Smokie
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Date Joined Oct 2008
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   Posted 3/31/2009 11:39 AM (GMT -6)   
Anyone familiar with Janet exercises for bladder control? (pronounced Janae, French I guess). I spoke with my surgeon recently about very minor, occasional control issues I still have. Because I'm going back into surgery in a couple of weeks, I'm concerned that things might get worse in that department. He told me to forget the Kegels and try the Janets' because his patients had been having better luck with them. Just wondering if anyone else has any experience.
Smokie
Age: 43
Diagnosed at 41 by routine blood test
PSA at diagnosis: 5.1
Pre-op Gleason: 3+4=7
Post-op Gleason: 6 (different labs?)
No luck finding local experience with DaVinci
Scheduled RP at Vanderbilt: 8/06
Insurance trouble, rescheduled at Centennial Hospital, Nashville
Prostate removed 9/06
Robotic, nerves spared, no positive margins
PSA since RP: good (less than .05)
Currently suffer ED
 
 


Steve n Dallas
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Date Joined Mar 2008
Total Posts : 4840
   Posted 3/31/2009 1:08 PM (GMT -6)   

I tried Googling it and couldn't find anything?

Have you found anything?


Age 54   - 5'11"   205lbs
Overall Heath Condition - Good
PSA - July 2007 & Jan 2008 -> 1.3
Biopsy - 03/04/08 -> Gleason 6 
 
06/25/08 - Da Vinci robotic laparoscopy
Catheter in for five weeks.
Dry after 3 months.
 
10/03/08 - 1st Quarter PSA -> less then .01
01/16/09 - 2nd Quarter PSA -> less then .01
Surgeon - Keith A. Waguespack, M.D.
 


LV-TX
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Date Joined Jul 2008
Total Posts : 966
   Posted 3/31/2009 1:28 PM (GMT -6)   
Steve...if you search bladder control and Janet A. Hulme you'll get the information. She is the author of that exercise regime.
You are beating back cancer, so hold your head up with dignity
 
Les
 
Age 58 at Diagnosis
Oct 2006 - PSA 2.6 - DRE Normal
May 2008 - PSA 4.6 - DRE Normal / TRUS normal-Gland 38 cc
July 2008 - Biopsy 4 of 12 Positive 5 - 30% Involved Bilateral (Perineural Invasion present at base) - Gleason (3+3) 6  Stage T1C
August 23 - Bone Scan - Hips, Spine and ribs marked uptake - X-Ray showed clear -Hooray
Sept 9 2nd DRE - questionable - TRUS...shadow in base - Gland now 41 cc
Robotic Surgery Sept 18, 2008
Pathology October 1, 2008 - Gleason 7 (4+3) Staged pT2c NO MX - Gland 50 cc
Seminal Vesicles and Lymph Nodes clear
Positive Margins Right Posterior Lobe
4 tumors in prostate - largest being 6 cm 
PSA 5 week Oct 2008 <.05
       3 month Jan 2009 .06

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