Ten Tips on How to Help

Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month

1. Add an awareness message to your e-mail signature. Samples:

  • September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month
    Free education, support, and awareness flyers at www.thyca.org
    ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc.

  • September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month
    Learn about neck checks. Get free materials.
    ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc.

2. Post a message on your Facebook page, blog, or other personal web page, with a link to our website and Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month.

3. Get free awareness materials from ThyCa, to give to your friends, relatives, co-workers, and community groups.

  • Download free flyers from our Awareness page
  • Or e-mail thyca@thyca.org with your address and ask us to mail you brochures, AACE Neck Check cards, and laminated wallet cards.

4. Post flyers on bulletin boards, or make a tabletop display— at your faith community, community center, or workplace.

5. Share your thyroid cancer story with someone you haven’t already told.

6. Wear the Awareness Wristband, Ribbon, Pin, or Shirt. Put the Awareness Magnet Ribbon on your car. Carry the Tote Bag.

7. Give someone ThyCa’s Free Downloadable Low-Iodine Cookbook (great anytime, for potlucks and family meals!). Visit www.thyca.org to find out about more of the latest publications to inform yourself and to give to others.

8. Ask ThyCa to mail a free packet of information and patient support materials to your physician. Send the complete mailing address to thyca@thyca.org.

9. Tell others about a Local ThyCa Support Group in your community, attend a meeting, and ask the volunteer facilitator how you can help.

10. Send us your own thyroid cancer story, your ideas for raising awareness, and your news about how you’re helping. We’ll share news and stories on the web site and in future newsletters. E-mail to publications@thyca.org.

Thank you for your help in raising awareness — during Worldwide Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month and throughout the year.

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