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Orange County, California, Welcomes Its First Thyroid Cancer Support Group

12/2004

On January 22, 2005, Orange County will welcome its first Support Group for thyroid cancer survivors and their families. The ThyCa Orange County Support Group will meet at the Hoag Memorial Hospital, Patty & George Hoag Cancer Center Building 41, 2nd Level, Conference Room A, at 4000 W Pacific Coast Highway, Newport Beach, California. The meeting will begin at 10:30 a.m. and will run until noon. Meetings for ThyCa Orange County will be held on the fourth Saturday of each month thereafter. Jeff Klaas will facilitate the group.

The ThyCa Orange County Support Group is part of a national network of thyroid cancer support groups organized by ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc. ThyCa Orange County is free and open to all thyroid cancer survivors, their families, friends, and caregivers. For more information about ThyCa Orange County, please contact the support group facilitator, Jeff Klaas, by phone at 949-500-7086 or e-mail to OrangeCounty_CA@thyca.org.

ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc. is a national all-volunteer nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. ThyCa provides thyroid cancer survivors and their families with free year-round services such as person-to-person and e-mail support groups, a free low-iodine cookbook, free newsletters, and other educational resources. ThyCa also sponsors free regional workshops and an annual international conference. ThyCa is dedicated to providing a supportive and
educational community for thyroid cancer survivors, their families, and friends.

For more information about ThyCa’s free services and special events, please visit the ThyCa web site, call toll-free at 1-877-588-7904, write PO Box 1545, New York, NY 10159-1545, or e-mail to thyca@thyca.org.


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