ThyCa San Diego meets the first Tuesday of every month from 6:00 to 7:00 PM.
See Special Events for information about our guest speaker in October.
|Location:||VA San Diego Medical Center
1558 -- Room 4003
3550 La Jolla Village Drive
San Diego, CA 92161
(Note: some maps refer to this address as San Diego and some as La Jolla.)
Map to VA San Diego Medical Center (provided by Google® Maps)
From Oceanside: Take I-5 South toward San Diego. Take exit 28 for La Jolla Village Drive. Turn right at La Jolla Village Drive and turn right at Villa La Jolla Drive. Turn right again at the first stop light.
From Escondido: Take I-15 South toward San Diego. Take exit 19 to merge onto CA-56 West/Ted Williams Parkway. Take the I-5 South exit toward Downtown; merge onto I-5 South. Take exit 28 for La Jolla Village Drive. Turn right at La Jolla Village Drive and turn right at Villa La Jolla Drive. Turn right again at the first stop light.
From El Cajon: Go West on I-8. Take the exit onto I-805 North toward Los Angeles. Exit on La Jolla Village Drive and turn right at Villa La Jolla Drive. Turn right again at the first stop light.
From Chula Vista: Go North on I-805. Exit on La Jolla Village Drive. Exit on La Jolla Village Drive and turn right at Villa La Jolla Drive. Turn right again at the first stop light.
|Contacts:||Florida Tiqui 415-846-1167
Mary Finley 858-552-8585 ext 6507
Walter Groth 619-276-3638
|Special Events:||Dr. Ezra Cohen, Associate Director of UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center will be the guest speaker at our October 6 meeting. Dr. Cohen will discuss the specific study he's doing on harvesting cancer cells to fight cancer and the positive results he's had thus far with thyroid cancer. Background information about Dr. Cohen.
On Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, October 2-4, 2015, you are cordially invited to the 18th International Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Conference, at the Sheraton Westport Chalet Hotel in St. Louis, MO, USA. This event is sponsored by ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association, Inc.
Dozens of leading thyroid cancer specialists from around the country will speak and answer questions about thyroid cancer care and research. The weekend also features speakers and roundtables on skills for coping with thyroid cancer. This educational and supportive conference is for people at all phases of testing, treatment, and follow-up for thyroid cancer, as well as caregivers, friends, health care professionals, and anyone interested in thyroid cancer. Scholarships to cover the registration fee are available on request. Walk-in attendees are welcome.
Visit http://www.thyca.org/support/conferences/ for further details and advanced registration information.
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Nothing discussed at a support group should be considered as a replacement for a doctor's care. We do not give medical advice. We do share support and our own experiences. We are each ultimately responsible for our own care.
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This page was updated on Aug 11, 2015.