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Survivors’ New York/NJ/Southern CT Workshop To Be Held Sunday, June
8, in New York City
On Sunday, June 8, the first New York/New Jersey/Southern Connecticut regional workshop for thyroid cancer survivors and families will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Beth Israel Cancer Center, Phillips Ambulatory Care Center, 10 Union Square East, New York City, New York.
The workshop is FREE and is open to people at all stages of testing and treatment for thyroid cancer, as well as their families, friends, and caregivers.
The day will begin at 9 a.m. with registration and an opportunity for survivors with thyroid cancer, the most common endocrine cancer, and their families to meet informally with other survivors and family members.
The physician speakers include Kenneth D. Burman, M.D., Endocrinologist, Director of Endocrinology, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC, one of ThyCa's medical advisors, and Roy Sessions, M.D., Otolaryngologist, Beth Israel Medical Center.
Gerry Gedrick, M.S.W., will speak on Relaxation Techniques for Coping
with Tension, Stress, and Worries. Christine Rice, Thyrogen Clinical
Science Associate, Genzyme Therapeutics, Cambridge, MA, will discuss
Thyrogen. Roundtables on Living with Thyroid Cancer will be led
by ThyCa volunteers Christine Lanotte, Abby Melendez, and Kim Repola.
Transportation directions by car, subway, and bus, plus further details about the workshop are on the ThyCa web site in the Conferences/Workshops section. For more information about the workshop, e-mail to NYC_NY@thyca.org or firstname.lastname@example.org or call 973-962-1802 or 516-868-8151.