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Speaker on Bone Health and Thyroid Cancer

03/2009

Errol Rushovich, M.D., To Speak on Bone Health Related to Thyroid Cancer at the ThyCa Baltimore Thyroid Cancer Support Group Meeting on Saturday, March 14, 2009, from 10:30 a.m. to Noon -- FREE

Bone Health Related to Thyroid Cancer is the topic of a physician’s talk on Saturday, March 14, 2009, in Baltimore, Maryland, at the monthly meeting of the ThyCa Baltimore Support Group of ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association.

The seminar takes place from 10:30 a.m. to noon at The Cancer Institute at Sinai Hospital, 2402 West Belvedere Avenue, located in suburban Baltimore, Maryland, north of the city, inside Interstate 695, just west of Interstate 83, and near Northern Parkway.

The free meeting is open to everyone interested in thyroid cancer, as well as family members and friends.

Guest Speaker is Errol Rushovich, M.D., Medical Director for The Center for Bone Health and Division of Endocrinology at Mercy Hospital in Baltimore. He will speak and answer questions.

Dr. Rushovich is Board Certified in Endocrinology and Internal Medicine and has a special interest in endocrine disorders and implementing preventive strategies. He completed his residency at Mt. Sinai Hospital in Chicago and his fellowship training at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. He also held a faculty appointment at Michigan State University.

For more information, contact Vanda White, ThyCa Baltimore Support Group Facilitator at 410-653-3883 or e-mail to Baltimore-MD@thyca.org or to thyca@thyca.org.

This group and numerous other free services and resources for thyroid cancer survivors are organized by ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association, Inc.

ThyCa is a national nonprofit organization providing a wide array of free support services, publications, and special events. Services include the educational web site with more than 650 pages, the person-to-person network, survivors’ toll-free number, 10 e-mail support groups, a free downloadable low-iodine cookbook, a free newsletter, free patient information packets, and other educational services and resources to thyroid cancer survivors and their families at no charge.

For more information about ThyCa's free support services and annual international conference, visit the web site, call toll-free 1-877-588-7904, write PO Box 1545, New York, NY 10159-1545, or e-mail to thyca@thyca.org.


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