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, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, and Philippines. Complete list of groups, meetings, and contacts at Local Support Groups page.
Every Month ThyCa's Free Webinars with Thyroid Cancer Experts, on all types of thyroid cancer. Watch and listen anytime.

2014

 
October 25
Raleigh,
North Carolina 
Dr. Michael Thomas, MD, PhD, endocrinologist with Carolina Endocrine will be the guest speaker at the October 25 meeting of ThyCa Raleigh, North Carolina. Details on the group's web page.
November 1
Coronado/San Diego, California 
Free Forum: Thyroid Disease and You, with physician speakers on all thyroid diseases (hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism/Graves' disease, thyroid cancer). From 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. At the Hotel Del Coronado, 1500 South Orange Avenue, Coronado, California. Co-sponsored by the American Thyroid Association, ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association, Inc., and other organizations. To register, e-mail thyca@thyca.org. Walk-in attendees are also welcome. Details are on the flyer (PDF).
November 3
Neptune, New Jersey
Free Seminar on The Aging, "Normal Voice", with Peg Sweeny, Speech Therapist, 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.
November 9
Manhasset,
New York 
Endocrinologist Dr. Stuart Morduchowitz will be the guest speaker at the November 9 meeting of ThyCa Long Island. Details on the group's web page.
November 18
Brockville, Ontario 
The guest speaker at ThyCa Ontario will be Leslie Groves, pharmacist from Brockville Rexall. She will discuss taking and storing your medication, different types of thryoid medications, and uses and interactions of supplements (e.g., calcium) with thyroid medications. Details on the group's web page.
December 16
Brockville, Ontario 
The guest speaker at ThyCa Ontario will be Dr. Clara Irobi, an endocrinologist who sees many of the patients in our region on OTN (Telemedicine). She will discuss types of thyroid cancer and other thyroid diseases. Details on the group's web page.

2015

 
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.
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.
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.  Details to be provided later.

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This page was updated on October 22, 2014.