Calendar of Events

We welcome people at all stages of testing, treatment, and follow-up for thyroid cancer, as well as family members and friends.

Ongoing

Every Month ThyCa Support Group Meetings around the United States and in Australia, The Bahamas, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Philippines, and United Kingdom. Complete list of groups, meetings, and contacts at Local Support Groups page.
Every Month ThyCa's Free Webinars and Videos with Thyroid Cancer Experts, on all types of thyroid cancer. Watch and listen anytime.
Every Month Rally for Research: Year-Round Activities, Special Events, and News about ThyCa’s Thyroid Cancer Research Grants and more.

2015

 
July 7
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 
Focus on Nutrition. The July 7 meeting of ThyCa Cedar Rapids Corridor, IA will feature a free guided tour of the New Pioneer Food Co-op. Details on the group's web page.
July 25
Chicago, Illinois 
Free Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Patient & Family Seminar with physician speakers. From 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Prentice Women's Hospital. Lunch and discounted parking are provided for attendees. An optional added morning program from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. will focus on nutrition, fitness, and more topics. Details and registration information are on the flyer. The flyer also includes information about a M.E.N. clinic being held on July 24 and July 27. The M.E.N. seminar is sponsored by Northwestern Lurie Cancer Center and American Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Support. ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc., is pleased to cooperate in publicizing this free educational event.
September
Worldwide 
Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month. Worldwide observance sponsored by ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association, Inc., with many partnering organizations. Community group outreach, workplace displays, Facebook outreach, media outreach, educational events, support group meetings, and more, initiated by volunteers worldwide. For free materials (download or by mail) plus helpful tips on spreading the word, both during this month and throughout the year, visit the Raise Awareness page.  You may also read the Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month press release.
September 1
Columbia, Missouri
Free Seminar with endocrinologist Dr. Uzma Khan and her nurse, Jennifer Woods at the September 1 meeting of ThyCa Central Missouri at 5:30 p.m. Details on the group's web page.
September 26
Dallas, Texas
Free Thyroid Cancer Patient Education Day with 7 physician speakers from centers in 6 states. From 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Omni Hotel Dallas, 555 South Lamar,  Dallas, Texas. Hosted by the Endocrine Surgery Committee of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, in collaboration with ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc. For details, view the event flyer. You are welcome to share this flyer with others.
October 2-4
St. Louis, Missouri 
The 18th International Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Conference. You're invited to learn from experts and share experiences with others coping with all types of thyroid cancer. More than 50 speakers and more than 100 sessions. Sponsored by ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association, Inc. For details, view the Conferences/Workshops page.
October 3
St. Louis, Missouri
The 14th Annual Dinner/Auction Fundraiser for Thyroid Cancer Research, in conjunction with the 18th International Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Conference. Sponsored by ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association, Inc.   For details, view the Conferences/Workshops page
October 5
Neptune,
New Jersey
Free group discussion with endocrinologist Sunil Asnani, M.D., from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the meeting of the ThyCa Jersey Shore University Medical Center Support Group. Details on the group's web page.
October 6
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 
Free group discussion with Nichole Plagge, PT, Clinical Manager of Therapies at Hall-Perrine Cancer Center from 6:30 to 7:30p.m. at the October 6 meeting of ThyCa Cedar Rapids Corridor, IA. Details on the group's web page.
December 7
Neptune,
New Jersey
Free group discussion with endocrinologist Svetlana Shifrin-Douglas, M.D., from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the meeting of the ThyCa Jersey Shore University Medical Center Support Group. Details on the group's web page.

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This page was updated on June 30, 2015.