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Free Mid-Atlantic Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Workshop with Physician Speakers To Be Held May 2, 2015, in Washington, DC


Physicians from Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Georgetown Medical Center, and Washington Hospital Center headline the upcoming 14th Annual Mid-Atlantic Thyroid Cancer Workshop, sponsored by ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc.  

This free educational event will be held on Saturday, May 2 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the True Auditorium at the Washington Hospital Center, 110 Irving Street Northwest, Washington, DC. 

Patients, caregivers, friends, and everyone interested are invited to come and learn from experts and learn and share with other thyroid cancer survivors and families.   

People are welcome to attend for all or part of the day. Walk-in attendees are welcome, or register online in advance.  Free parking vouchers will be provided to the first 100 people to arrive at the registration table. 

Physician speakers include: 

  • Nishant Agrawal, M.D., Surgeon, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD
  • Jacqueline Jonklaas, M.D., Endocrinologist, MedStar Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 
  • Kanchan P. Kulkarni, M.D., Nuclear Medicine Physician, MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC 
  • Douglas Van Nostrand, M.D., Nuclear Medicine Physician, MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC. ThyCa Medical Advisor 

Host groups for this free event are the ThyCa Baltimore Support Group, ThyCa Northern Virginia Support Group, ThyCa Rockville Support Group, and ThyCa Washington, DC, Support Group. 

Visit our Conferences page for details, including the workshop flyer and free online registration.

For more information, e-mail or or phone 301-493-8810. 

ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc. is an international nonprofit 501 (c)(3) organization of thyroid cancer survivors, family members, and health care professionals. For more information e-mail to:; write to:  PO Box 1102, Olney, MD 20830-1102; call toll-free:  1-877-588-7904; or visit ourwebsite