ThyCa Philadelphia, PA Support Group

Meets: ThyCa Philadelphia meets the second Saturday of each odd-numbered month from 10:30 AM to Noon.

2015
Jan 10 Feb None Mar 14
Apr None May 9 Jun None
Jul 11 Aug None Sep 12
Oct None Nov 14 Dec None


Location: Cancer Support Community of Philadelphia
The Suzanne Morgan Center at Ridgeland
4100 Chamounix Dr. West
Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, PA 19131
215-879-7733

Directions: Map to Suzanne Morgan Center (provided by Google Maps®)

From Schuylkill Expressway (76): Take Montgomery Drive Exit (#341). If coming from 76 East (Valley Forge) turn right on Montgomery Drive; if coming from 76 West (Center City), turn left onto Montgomery. At the first light. turn right onto Belmont Avenue. At the 2nd traffic light, turn right onto Belmont Mansion Drive. In about 1/10 mile, turn left onto Chamounix Drive. You will see the sign for Ridgeland Mansion and the Cancer Support Community about 2/10 mile on your right. Turn right on to the drive. There is parking near the house.

From City Line Avenue (Route 1): At the intersection of City Line & Belmont Avenues, take Belmont Avenue south (toward the city) about 3/4 mile. At the 5th light, turn left onto Belmont Mansion Drive. In about 1/10 mile, turn left onto Chamounix Drive. You will see the sign for Ridgeland Mansion and the Cancer Support Community about 2/10 mile on your right. Turn right on to the drive. There is parking near the house.
 

Contacts: Evelyn Gross
e-mail: Philly@thyca.org
Nicole DeCicco, Cancer Support Community 215-879-7733

Other Notes:
Special Events: 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.

Other nearby ThyCa support groups:
  • Neptune, NJ (ThyCa Jersey Shore University Medical Center)

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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 Feb 28, 2015.