September 1, 2016
A chordoma is a rare, cancerous tumor that develops anywhere in the spine, from the base of the skull to the tailbone.
This type of cancer falls under a family of cancers called sarcomas, and it can develop slowly, eventually spreading to surrounding bone and soft tissue.
In this blog, the physicians at AOC... Read More
August 26, 2016
Losing your sense of smell, either partially or completely, can be troublesome if you don’t know the cause.
Although rare, the complete loss of smell (anosmia) may be a symptom of a serious condition that requires medical attention.
The physicians at AOC are educating patients about the possible causes of... Read More
August 22, 2016
Throat cancer is characterized as cancerous tumors that affect the pharynx, voice box (larynx), and/or tonsils.
The lining of the throat is often affected first. If the cancer metastasizes, the voice box may be impacted next.
In this blog, the physicians at AOC explain the causes, symptoms, risk factors,... Read More
August 18, 2016
A sore throat is a common condition that can indicate the presence of a bacteria, contagious virus, sinus infection, or general allergies.
More often that not, a sore throat can be treated with over-the-counter remedies sold at your local drug store.... Read More
August 17, 2016
A cholesteatoma is a skin growth or cyst that develops from repeated infections to the middle ear, or from the tearing of the eardrum.
This abnormal skin growth is often the result of dead skin cells and other debris building up in the middle ear cavity.
In this blog, the physicians at AOC explain what causes... Read More
August 12, 2016
Have you ever wondered why your voice sounds different on a recording?
This is a frequently ask question we receive from patients who have a general interest in how their ears, nose, and throat work.
In this blog, the physicians at AOC take the time to explain why your voice sounds different on a recording.... Read More