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Albany’s First Support Group for Thyroid Cancer Survivors Begins Meeting

03/2002

Released by: ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc. 
Web site: www.thyca.org
Media Contact: Leah Giordano 
E-mail: Albany-NY@thyca.org
Address: ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc. 
PO Box 1545, New York, NY 10159-1545 
Toll-Free Survivors’ Information Number: 877-588-7904 
E-mail: thyca@thyca.org

The first support group for thyroid cancer survivors in the Albany, New York, area meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. the fourth Thursday evenings of April and May and in June and the following months meets the third Thursday each month. 

Organized by ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc., the ThyCa Albany support group is free and open to all thyroid cancer survivors and their families and friends. 

ThyCa Albany meets at Albany Medical Center, Room MS 101, 43 New Scotland Avenue, Albany. For more information, contact Leah Giordano by e-mail at Albany-NY@thyca.org

Support groups for thyroid cancer survivors are organized across the United States by ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association, Inc. ThyCa is a nonprofit, volunteer organization providing person-to-person and e-mail support groups, a free low-iodine cookbook, a newsletter, and other educational services and resources to thyroid cancer survivors and their families at no charge. 

Free one-day workshops for thyroid cancer survivors and families take place April 27 near Washington, D.C., and May 18 in Rhode Island. ThyCa’s 5th International Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Conference takes place in Los Angeles, California, October 11-13. 

For more information, call ThyCa toll-free 877-588-7904, write PO Box 1545, New York, NY 10159-1545, e-mail to thyca@thyca.org, or visit the web site at ww.thyca.org


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