ThyCa South Florida Support Group

Tri-county area

Meets: ThyCa South Florida meets the last Saturday of each month from 10:00 to 11:30 AM except in November and December.

Jan 30 Feb 27 Mar 26
Apr 30 May 28 Jun 25
Jul 30 Aug 27 Sep 24
Oct 29 Nov 26 Dec 31

Location: North Broward Medical Center, Classroom 7
201 E. Sample Road
Deerfield Beach, FL 33064

Directions: Map to N. Broward Medical Ctr. (provided by Mapquest ®).

Contacts: Marla Friedman  954-648-9724
Christine Ciletti  561-852-8994
Sharon Veingrad  954-270-3385

Other Notes:
Special Events: On Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, October 21-23, 2016, you are cordially invited to the 19th International Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Conference, at the LAX Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, CA, 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 for further details and advanced registration information.


Celebrating with very special guest speakers
Thyroid cancer specialists from:

Memorial Center for Integrative Endocrine Surgery
at Memorial Healthcare System in Hollywood, Florida

  • Richard M. Harrell, MD, past president of the American Association
    of Clinical Endocrinologists, and thyroid Cancer and Endocrine Specialist
  • David Bimston, MD, Surgeon, Specializing in Thyroid Cancer Surgeries 
Other nearby ThyCa support groups:
  • Hollywood, FL (ThyCa S. Broward County -- phone/e-mail support)
  • Miami, FL (Spanish and English -- phone/e-mail support)

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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 Jul 31, 2015.