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20th Anniversary Marks 20 Years of Learning and Reflecting (03/06)
April 26, 2006
marks the 20th anniversary of the Chernobyl accident in the Ukraine.
Four years later, pediatric thyroid cancer began to increase in the
area near Chernobyl in Ukraine and Belarus, drawing worldwide attention.
This year, ThyCa:
Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association is reaching out in many ways
to remember and learn from Chernobyl. “We seek to increase thyroid
cancer awareness, as well as to reach out to the Chernobyl area and
worldwide, and to connect patients, families, and friends with ThyCa’s
free support services and education,” said Cherry Wunderlich, ThyCa
We invite you
to help spread the message.
Ways to help:
- Tell others
about the Chernobyl Thyroid Cancer Convocation in Boston, Massachusetts
on Monday, May 1, 2006. Attend if you can.
Thyroid Cancer Convocation is a free one-day educational forum for
physicians and patients. Speakers include six physicians and researchers,
plus a panel of patients. Coordinator is Gregory W. Randolph, M.D.,
Harvard Medical School Associate Professor, and Director, General
Otolaryngology Service, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and
the Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgical Service at Massachusetts General
Hospital. The program is presented by the Massachusetts Eye and
Ear Infirmary in cooperation with Children's Chernobyl Project and
ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association (www.thyca.org). For
more information call Dr. Randolph’s MEEI office: 617-573-4115.
A flyer with details about the Chernobyl Thyroid Cancer Convocation
is on ThyCa’s Calendar of Events. http://www.thyca.org/calendar.htm
- Help spread
the word about ThyCa’s free events and educational programs. Events
include free one-day Workshops in Maryland, Massachusetts, and Missouri;
local support groups with monthly meetings coast to coast; and the
9th International Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Conference in Orlando,
Florida, on October 27-29, 2006. You’ll find details on ThyCa’s
Calendar of Events. http://www.thyca.org/calendar.htm
- Help raise
awareness of thyroid cancer, which has had the fastest increase
in incidence of any cancer. Ask for ThyCa’s free Thyroid Cancer
Awareness Brochures. Or give or wear the Awareness Wristbands, Pins,
or other Spirit items. Take part in ThyCa’s year-round awareness
activities, as well as Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month, sponsored
- At your next
doctor’s appointment, ask for a neck check. Know the signs of a
thyroid nodule. http://www.thyca.org/aboutthyroidcancer.htm
- Help connect
thyroid cancer survivors and caregivers with ThyCa’s many free support
services: the Person-To-Person Network, Local Support Groups, E-Mail
Support, and Telephone Support. http://www.thyca.org
- Become a ThyCa
member, volunteer, or both.
- Support Thyroid
Cancer Research, for a future free of thyroid cancer.
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for free publications!
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or call 877-588-7904.
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