Calendar of Events Archives 2019-2020

2019

 
May 18
Seattle, Washington
The guest speaker at the May 18 meeting of ThyCa Seattle is Trace Tylee, M.D., an endocrinologist at UW Medicine, discusses updates on management of differentiated thyroid cancer, with a focus on long-term follow-up of patients who had hemi or total thyroidectomies. 
May 11
Chicago, Illinois
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.
April 13
Sarasota, Florida
The guest speaker at the free meeting of ThyCa Manasota is Nancy Gardner, Ph.D, MSN. Ms Gardner has clinical interests in thryoid, thyroid cancer, parathyroid, and osteoporosis.
April 15
Denver, Colorado
The guest speaker at the free meeting of ThyCa Dever is Dr. Jennifer Morrison, Endocrinologist, Kaiser Permanente. The meeting is an open discussion on thyroid cancer.
March 18
Denver, Colorado
The guest speaker at the free meeting of ThyCa Dever is Dr. Daniel Bowles, Medical Oncology, UCHealth. The topic is Latest Developments in Thyroid Cancer Treatment.
March 10
Manhasset, Long Island
The guest speaker at the meeting of ThyCa Long Island, NY is Dr. Justin Yozawitz. He is in an endocrine surgeon affiliated with Long Island Jewish Medical Center and North Shore University Hospital.
March 2
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Free MEN Seminar. Leading Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia physicians will present the latest medical information about MEN1, MEN2A and 2B at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. Come and share with other MEN families and learn about resources available to help with disease management. Read the flyer. Review the agenda
March 2
Yardley, Pennsylvania
The guest speaker at the first meeting of ThyCa Bucks County, PA meeting is Elizabeth Cottrill, MD, Department of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.
February 28
Worldwide
Rare Disease Day 2019. Worldwide observance to put rare diseases in the spotlight. This day is sponsored by Eurordis, Rare Diseases Europe. The National Organization for Rare Disorders is the U.S. sponsor (www.rarediseases.org). Medullary thyroid cancer, Anaplastic thyroid cancer, and Hurthle Cell Thyroid Cancer, and many variants of papillary and follicular thyroid cancer are rare. The 2019 theme of Rare Diseases Day is Bridging Health and Social Care. ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc. is proud to be an official Friend of Rare Diseases Day.
February 2 Tucson, Arizona Survive Well: Living with Cancer Symposium 2019. Free. 8 a.m. to 12 Noon MT. For cancer patients with any type of cancer, and those who support them. At the Westin Paloma Resort and Spa. ThyCa volunteer Patti Woodbury-Kuvik displays ThyCa handbooks plus more materials about thyroid cancer.

This page was updated on May 23, 2019.