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 Groups are located around the United States and in Honduras and Ireland. A complete list of groups, meetings, and contacts is on the 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 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 email 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 are 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.
2022 Due to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, we are exercising an abundance of caution for the well-being of our members and others. As such, we are canceling all scheduled events, other than webinars and virtual online events, for the foreseeable future. They are still listed in the calendar, but are canceled until this notice is removed. Please take care of yourself. We suggest that you follow the precautions recommended by your local health agencies and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. https://www.cdc.gov/
July 18, Virtual A panel of thyroid cancer survivors will discuss "How Has Cancer Affected Your Relationships" at the free meeting of the Denver ThyCa support group at 7:00 PM Mountain Time. For details and information on joining the meeting visit the Denver group web page.
August 15, Virtual Micol Rothman, MD, of the University of Colorado will be the guest speaker at the free meeting of the Denver ThyCa support group at 7:00 PM Mountain Time. He will speak about "Bone Health and Thyroid Cancer." For details and information on joining the meeting visit the Denver group web page.
September 8
Twitter 
Twitter Chat – Cohosted on Twitter by ThyCa and the American Head & Neck Society and using the hashtag #AHNSchat. Learn more on Twitter by searching the hashtag.
September 16-18, Virtual Save the dates! On Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, September 16-18, 2022, you are cordially invited to the 25th International Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Virtual Conference.

Dozens of leading thyroid cancer specialists from around the country will speak and answer questions about thyroid cancer care and research. The weekend also features speakers and roundtables on skills for coping with thyroid cancer. This educational and supportive conference is for people at all phases of testing, treatment, and follow-up for thyroid cancer, as well as caregivers, friends, health care professionals, and anyone interested in thyroid cancer. Registration is free although donations are welcome. 

Information is posted at www.thyca.org/support/conferences/ and will be updated as more information becomes available. 

September 19, Virtual The free meeting of the Denver ThyCa support group at 7:00 PM Mountain Time will be a recap and discussion of the 25th International Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Virtual Conference. For details and information on joining the meeting visit the Denver group web page
October 17, Virtual Jennifer Morrison, MD, of the University of Colorado will be the guest speaker at the free meeting of the Denver ThyCa support group at 7:00 PM Mountain Time. She will host a "Q and A session about thyroid cancer issues and concerns." For details and information on joining the meeting visit the Denver group web page.
November 13, Virtual The guest speaker at the virtual ThyCa Long Island support group meeting at 1:00 PM Eastern Time will be Speech-Language Pathologist: Holly Reckers, CCC-SLP. She will discuss "Effects of Thyroid Cancer and Thyroidectomies on Voice and Swallowing." There will be a Q&A following her presentation. For details and information on joining the meeting visit the Long Island group web page.

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This page was updated on July 4, 2022.