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Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association’s Web Site Honored by StudyWeb

10/1999

ThyCa.com, the official web site of ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc., has received the StudyWeb Academic Excellence Award
by reviewers at StudyWeb. In announcing the featured site designation, StudyWeb described thyca.org as “one of the best educational resources
on the Web.”

ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association, Inc. is a nonprofit volunteer organization providing services and resources to thyroid cancer survivors
and their families. Organized following the world's first annual conference for thyroid cancer survivors held in Massachusetts in October 1998, a national steering committee incorporated the association in March 1999.

StudyWeb is one of the Internet’s premier sites for educational resources for students and teachers. Since 1996, StudyWeb’s reviewers search the Internet and select what they judge as the finest sites to include in its listing of educational links. Each site in StudyWeb includes a detailed review, describing the site’s editorial and visual merits. StudyWeb’s address is http://www.studyweb.com.

ThyCa’s web site was designed by its web manager, Betty Solbjor of Waltham, MA, who is a thyca survivor and founding member of the ThyCa
Board of Directors. She is also a founding member of ThyCa Merrimack Valley, in Lawrence, MA, which was the first support group established for
thyca survivors in the world.

ThyCa’s web site includes a description of types of thyroid cancer and its treatment, news releases, history of the association, listing of local
support groups in the U.S. and Canada, information about future national and regional conferences plus links to other resources. The site also includes an electronic membership application. The address for ThyCa’s web site is http://www.thyca.org.


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