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Thyroid Cancer Experts to Speak at 10th International Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Conference

07/2007

Top thyroid cancer experts will present the latest research and advances in treatment at the 10th International Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Conference, October 19 – 21, 2007 in San Francisco, California.

More than 80 sessions, including presentations on the latest medical research, insurance and employment issues, coping with the disease, and sharing with others living with thyroid cancer, will be held at the Sofitel San Francisco Bay Hotel in Redwood City.

Sponsor is the nonprofit ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc.

Ernest L. Mazzaferri, M.D., thyroid cancer specialist who is past President of the American Thyroid Association (ATA) and member of the ATA’s Guidelines Task Force that developed ATA’s 2006 official clinical guidelines (2006) will be one of more than 25 physician speakers.

Speakers will also include attorneys as well as specialists in coping skills and well-being. In addition, support group roundtables will give opportunities survivors and caregivers to share their experiences and hear from others coping with thyroid cancer.

Anyone whose life has been touched by thyroid cancer is encouraged to attend. Early registration, through September 19, 2007, is $45 (less for ThyCa members). Scholarships are available on request. The hotel is offering special rates for conference attendees, for single, double, triple, or quad rooms.

For more information, e-mail thyca@thyca.org or conference@thyca.org, call 1-877-588-7904, or go to www.thyca.org.


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