ThyCa Chicago, IL Support Group

Meets: ThyCa Chicago meets the third Tuesday of each month from 7:00 to 8:30 PM.

2016
Jan 19 Feb 16 Mar 15
Apr 19 May 17 Jun 21
Jul 19 Aug 16 Sep 20
Oct 18 Nov 15 Dec 20


Location: Lutheran General Hospital -- Main Hospital, Rm. 1043
1775 Dempster Street
Park Ridge, IL  60068

Directions: Map to Lutheran General Hospital (provided by Mapquest®).

Free parking is available in the hospital parking garage.

Take Elevators B to the 10th floor. Go to classroom 1043.

Contacts: Joyce Wood 847-577-7462
Bridget Corcoran
e-mail: Chicago-IL@thyca.org

Other Notes:
Special Events: At the March 14th meeting of ThyCa Chicago, our guest speakers will be Drs. Raymon Grogan and Frederic Mercier, endocrine surgeons from the University of Chicago. They will discuss the North American Thyroid Cancer Survivorship Study (NATCSS) and thyroid cancer affects quality of life.

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 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 Jan 18, 2016.