First Support Group for Thyroid Cancer Survivors Begins Meeting
December 21, 2000
first support group for thyroid cancer survivors will begin meeting
at St. Joseph Hospital in Nashua on January 6. Organized by
ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association, Inc., ThyCa Nashua
is free and open to all thyroid cancer survivors and their families.
ThyCa Nashua meets from 10:30 a.m. to noon on the first Saturday
of each month in Conference Room A on the fifth floor of the hospital,
which is located at 172 Kinsley Street in Nashua. For information
about ThyCa Nashua, call Beth Moksu at 603-465-2900 or 603-465-7509
or write Nashua_NH@thyca.org.
After January 1, 2001, you may also call MedCall at 1-800-210-9000
for directions to the hospital.
This is the
third support group for thyroid cancer survivors in New England
and one of 20 in the United States. ThyCa Merrimack Valley meets
10:30 a.m. to noon on the second Saturday of each month at Greater
Lawrence Family Health Center in Lawrence, MA. For directions to
Merrimack Valley contact: Michelle Santarelli at 978-682-8885 or
ThyCa Boston meets from 10:30 to noon in the
Wallcott Rooms at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston on the
3rd Saturday of the month. For more information call Ric Blake at
603-434-4932 or write Boston_MA@thyca.org.
for thyroid cancer survivors are organized across the United States
by ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association, Inc. ThyCa is
a nonprofit, volunteer organization providing services and resources
to thyroid cancer survivors and their families at no charge. For
call toll-free 877-588-7904 or write visit the web site at http://www.thyca.org.