Look out for Pancreatic Cancer

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Pancreatic Cancer is a deadly disease. It affects our pancreas, the organ that is found in our abdomen. Pancreatic cancer is characterized by the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells in the pancreas, which can spread to other parts of the body. This type of cancer is particularly dangerous because it often goes undetected until it has reached a more advanced stage.

The symptoms of pancreatic cancer are often vague and nonspecific, making it difficult to diagnose early on. These symptoms may include, number 1, unintentional weight loss that may or may not come from, number 2, loss of appetite, number 3, bloating, number 4, abdominal pain, and last, jaundice which is defined as a yellow discoloration of the body tissue resulting from the accumulation of excess bilirubin.

Treatment options for pancreatic cancer depend on several factors such as the stage of cancer and overall health of the patient. Surgery is often recommended for early-stage pancreatic cancers while chemotherapy and radiation therapy are used for more advanced cases.

Despite advances in treatment options over recent years, pancreatic cancer remains one of the deadliest forms of cancer with a low survival rate. Therefore, it is important to raise awareness about this disease and encourage people to take preventative measures such as maintaining a healthy lifestyle and getting regular check-ups with their Doctor.

Dr. Kre Johnson is a Board Certified Family Medicine Physician and the sole owner of Brownstone Healthcare and Aesthetics. She is the Medical Director of the City of Birmingham’s Employee Health Clinic-Brownstone BWell Birmingham. She is the Event Producer of Wifeology and the founder of Three Twenty Girls, Inc. She loves God, traveling, and all things Southern!!
Brownstone BWell: Brownstone Healthcare has partnered with the City of Birmingham to offer primary care services to the employees of the City of Birmingham for $0 copayment. This partnership is for preventative services & screenings and sick visits. We partner with your current primary care physician and our goal is to keep you out of the ER and urgent care. We do not share your information with the City of Birmingham. We uphold HIPPA and professional standards. You can visit us at our downtown location 1700 5th Ave N Birmingham, AL 35203 or Trussville: 4643 Camp Coleman Road #117 Trussville, AL 35173 205-202-5650 call for your appointment today.

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Dr. Ankrehah Trimble Johnson aka "Dr Kre"


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