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M.D., to Speak at Northern Virginia Thyroid Cancer Support Group
M.D., pathologist at the Washington Hospital Center in Washington,
D.C., will speak and answer questions about thyroid cancer
The meeting takes place at Inova Health Systemís Life with Cancer Family Center, 2832 Juniper Street, Merrifield, Va., located just off Lee Highway near the Beltway Route 495.
The lecture is free and open to people at all stages of testing and treatment for thyroid cancer, as well as their families, friends, and caregivers.
Dr. Oertel is Director of the Fine Needle Aspiration Service at the Cancer Institute at the Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C. She has been performing fine needle aspirations (FNAs) of palpable masses for 26 years, with the last 4 years dedicated exclusively to FNAs mostly of thyroid lesions.
Dr. Oertel is a member of the Medical Advisory Council of ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivorsí Association. ThyCa, a nonprofit, 501(c) (3) organization, provides support services and resources, free of charge, to thyroid cancer survivors and their families.
For more information
about the lecture and the free year-round support services provided
by ThyCa, call toll-free 1-877-588-7904 (or 301-493-8810