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

 
June 1
Neptune,
New Jersey
Free group discussion with endocrinologist Cristina Ciorlian, 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.
June 4-6
Minneapolis, Minnesota 
9th International Conference on Hypoparathyroidism. Sponsored by the Hypoparathyroidism Association (www.hypopara.org). Some people with thyroid cancer have hypoparathyroidism due to loss or damage to parathyroid glands during thyroid surgery.
June 7
Baltimore, Maryland
Free Patient Education Day on Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging in Thyroid Cancer as well as cardiac and brain imaging and molecular imaging in general. The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) Patient Advocacy Advisory Board is pleased to announce its 5th Annual Patient Education Day on Sunday, June 7th, 2015, at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Maryland. Speakers for the Thyroid Cancer sessions include Douglas Van Nostrand, M.D., a ThyCa Medical Advisor; Vanda White, ThyCa Baltimore Support Group Facilitator; and Theresa Wickerham, ThyCa Program Coordinator and ThyCa St. Louis Support Group Facilitator. Click here for the program schedule and to register.
June 12
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 
Focus on Thyroid Cancer. Free one-day patient and caregiver program from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. with physician speakers, sponsored by Penn Medicine Abramson Cancer Center. Topics include nodules, ultrasound, fine needle aspiration, pathologies of thyroid cancer, surgery, radioiodine, monitoring for recurrence, options for metastatic disease, voice issues, and more. ThyCa is please to support the publicity for this educational event. View this flyer for the program schedule and registration information.
June 13
Fresno, California 
Free seminar on therapeutic mobility training, including a half hour training session with Gwint Fisher, M.A., CSCS, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the meeting of the ThyCa Fresno, California, Support Group. View this flyer for more information.
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.
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.
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 May 28, 2015.