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. All times are local.

Ongoing

Every Month ThyCa Support Group Meetings around the United States and in The Bahamas, Canada, Costa Rica, Greece, Honduras, Kenya, The 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 January
Worldwide 
Thyroid Awareness Month for all thyroid diseases is an observance created by by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists to raise awareness of hypothyroidism, Graves’ disease, thyroid cancer, and more. ThyCa is pleased to support this observance, and to provide the AACE Neck Check cards plus many other free materials for awareness and education about thyroid cancer. For more information, visit the Raise Awareness page or e-mail your request with your complete mailing address to thyca@thyca.org.
Every 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.
2019  
September 25
Worldwide on Facebook
Free Facebook Live Webinar from 8-9 p.m. ET / 5-6 p.m. PT. Facebook Live Webinar sponsored by the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons (@TheAAES) and and ThyCa (@ThyCaInc) sponsored FB live webinar. AAES President and panelists will discuss thyroid surgery for Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month and answer questions in real-time, too.
September 26
Worldwide on Twitter
Free Live Twitter Chat from 8-9 p.m. ET / 5-6 p.m. PT. with ThyCa and the American Head and Neck Society Endocrine Section.
#AHNSchat #thyroidcancerawareness @ThyCaInc @ahnsendo
September 28
Houston, Texas
Free Conference for cancer patients, caregivers, and health care professionals. Free  continuing education units to nurses and social workers. Topics: Being an empowered patient & advocate; talking with your health care team; managing finances & accessing financial assistance; health insurance: options, navigation, & appeals; navigating work, taking time off, & disability insurance; nutrition after a cancer diagnosis; post-traumatic growth & coping; estate planning & medical decisionmaking. Sponsored by the nonprofit Triage Cancer. ThyCa is pleased to partner in this event.  Find details and registration at the Triage Cancer Conferences page.
September 28
Durham, North Carolina
ThyCa Raleigh will be part of the Duke Cancer Institute's free First Annual Thyroid Cancer Awareness Workshop. Duke Cancer Institute is hosting the event to promote awareness for early detection, education and survivorship for thyroid cancer patients and caregivers. 

Visit the event website for more information and registration.

Download the event flyer.
October 18-20
Denver, Colorado
The 22nd International Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Conference. Attendees learn from numerous leading 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. More information will become available on the ThyCa Conferences page.
October 19 Denver, Colorado The 18th Annual Dinner/Auction Fundraiser for Thyroid Cancer Research, in conjunction with the 22nd International Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Conference. Sponsored by ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association, Inc.

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This page was updated on September 17, 2019.