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.


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
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
Every September
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.
February 28
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 ( 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.
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. Details on the group's web page.
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. Details on the group's web page.
June 15
Manhasset, Long Island
Free Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Workshop with physician speakers. Hosted by the ThyCa Long Island, New York Support Group. Watch for details on the ThyCa Conference page
June 20-22
Rome, Italy
World Congress on Thyroid Cancer 3.5. ThyCa is pleased to be a supporting organization. More information is at
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 February 14, 2019.