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New Jersey Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Workshop to Educate Patients, Families, and Friends (05/05)
Free Event Will
Take Place Saturday, May 21, 2005
On Saturday, May 21, 2005, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., thyroid cancer patients, families, and friends are invited to a free one-day educational workshop at The Fitness Connection, 1430 W. Sherman Avenue, Vineland, New Jersey.
The workshop is sponsored by ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivorsí Association and will offer presentations by physician speakers as well as support group roundtables for both patients and caregivers.
Two physicians will speak at the workshop. Jay J. Constantine, M.D. is a Clinical Senior Instructor at Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Constantine also serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor at Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia.
Joseph W. Fanelle, M.D. is the Medical Director of the Department of Radiation Oncology at the South Jersey Regional Cancer Center. He also serves as the Chairman of South Jersey Healthcare in Vineland, New Jersey.
The workshop is free and open to thyroid cancer patients of all types and phases of treatment and follow-up. Family members and caregivers are also encouraged to attend. Registration occurs on site on the day of the workshop.
ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivorsí Association, Inc., is an all-volunteer nonprofit 501 (c)(3) organization of thyroid cancer survivors, family members, and health care professionals. ThyCa provides support groups in 35, person-to-person support, and a variety of publications, free of charge, to thyroid cancer survivors and their families and friends, as well as the general public. ThyCa also sponsors additional free workshops, Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month, and an annual international Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Conference.Back