Lana Barhum

Lana Barhum, Author at New Life Outlook

About Lana

Lana Barhum is a freelance medical and health writer from Northeast Ohio. She has written for a variety of online health publications, including the Pain News Network, Alliance Health, Upwell, Mango Health, New Life Outlook, Medical News Today, News Medical and The Mighty. Having lived with rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia since 2008, Lana uses her experiences to share expert advice on various chronic illness and medical topics.

Lana holds a Master’s Degree in Legal Studies and has worked for over 16 years as a legal assistant. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time and trying to keep up with her two sons – ages 8 and 17, taking care of her cat, embarrassing her teenager, exploring nature and historical sites, and visiting her local Amish country.

You can find Lana’s most recent work at Upwell, Mango Health, the Pain News Network, New Life Outlook, Medical News Today and News Medical.

You can see more of Lana on here website here.

Lana's Work

metastatic liver cancer

What You Need to Know About Metastatic Liver Cancer

Metastatic liver cancer occurs when cancer spreads to the liver but started elsewhere in the body. Here's what you need to know about metastasis.
by Lana Barhum and Krystina Ostermeyer on September 6, 2017
Stage 4 Kidney Cancer

What You Need to Know About Stage 4 Kidney Cancer

What does stage 4 kidney cancer mean for you? Learn about end-stage kidney cancer is, living with kidney cancer, and more information about end-stage.
by Lana Barhum on September 5, 2017
Kidney Cancer Metastasis

Understanding How Kidney Cancer Spreads

Cancer can spread from one mass of cancerous cells to other parts of the body. The process is called metastasis. Learn more about kidney cancer metastasis.
by Lana Barhum on August 16, 2017
Liver Cancer Research

A Roundup of the Latest Liver Cancer Research News

Findings from four recent liver cancer research studies have shed new light on decreasing the risk of liver cancer and treatment of the disease.
by Lana Barhum on August 12, 2017
Liver Cancer Surgery

What You Need to Know About Liver Cancer Surgery

The goal of surgery is to remove the part of the liver containing the cancerous tumor. Learn more about available liver cancer surgery options.
by Lana Barhum on August 10, 2017
Is Liver Cancer Fatal

Is Liver Cancer Considered Fatal?

Receiving a liver cancer diagnosis can be frightening and you probably have a lot of questions — including, "Is liver cancer fatal?"
by Lana Barhum on July 21, 2017
Kidney Cancer Pain

How to Cope and Manage Kidney Cancer Pain

Kidney cancer pain is treatable and the majority of patients get relief using different treatments, therapies, or a combination.
by Lana Barhum on July 20, 2017
how to keep liver healthy

9 Tips For Maintaining A Healthy Liver With Liver Cancer

There are some things you should definitely avoid when you have liver cancer if you want to maintain a healthy liver. Learn how to keep liver healthy here.
by Lana Barhum on June 27, 2017
Liver Cancer Treatment

What Are Your Options for Liver Cancer Treatment?

If you have been diagnosed with liver cancer, there are many liver cancer treatment options available to you, each with their own benefits and side effects.
by Lana Barhum on June 8, 2017
Cirrhosis and Liver Cancer

Liver Cirrhosis Causes and Links to Liver Cancer

Research shows that cirrhosis and liver cancer are linked. Learn more about what causes liver cirrhosis and possible treatments to lower cancer risks.
by Lana Barhum on June 2, 2017