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.


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.
Every September
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.


October 18
Lake Buena Vista, Florida 
Free Public Health Forum, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Thyroid Disease and You on all thyroid diseases (hypothyroidism, Graves’ disease, thyroid nodules, thyroid cancer). Physician speakers. ThyCa is a Co-Sponsor and will have printed materials. This event is being held in connection with the International Thyroid Congress. Location: Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort, 1500 Epcot Resorts Boulevard, Lake Buena Vista, Florida 32830. View the flyer for details. Reservations requested. Walk-ins welcome. E-mail to to RSVP.
October 20
Chicago, Illinois 
Free group discussion of hypoparathyroidism, hypocalcemia, and the usefulness of Natpara from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at the October 20 meeting of ThyCa Chicago. Details on the group's web page.
November 8
New York
Free seminar with David Myssiorek, MD, otolaryngologist, at the November 8 meeting of ThyCa Long Island at 1:00 p.m. Details on the group's web page.
December 7
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 October 12, 2015.