ThyCa Fresno, CA Support Group

Meets: The Thyca Fresno, CA Support Group meets the second Saturday of every month from 11:00 AM to noon.

Note: The June 13 meeting will begin at 10:00 AM, an hour earlier than usual. See "Special Events" below for information about a special mobility training session that will occupy the first half of the meeting. 

2015
Jan 10 Feb 14 Mar 14
Apr 11 May 9 Jun 13
Jul 11 Aug 8 Sep 12
Oct 10 Nov 14 Dec 12


Location: Woodward Park Regional Library
Conference room inside the main library
944 E Perrin Ave.
Fresno, CA

Directions: Map to Woodward Park Library (provided by Mapquest®).

Contacts: Anjali Kapoor-Davis 559-260-1870
Miriam Delfin
e-mail: fresno-ca@thyca.org

Other Notes:
Special Events: The June 13 meeting will include a free seminar on therapeutic mobility training with guest speaker Gwint Fisher, M.A., CSCS. The meeting begins at 10 a.m., an hour earlier than usual. The first half hour will consist of a 30-minute therapeutic mobility training session. If you would like to participate, wear loose gym-style or yoga clothing. The training session will be followed by an hour of questions and answers.

About the speaker: Gwint Fisher, M.A., CSCS, has been trained in the natural movement of the body to address pain as a result structural dysfunction while improving strength and conditioning incrementally without injury.  He has a Master’s degree in Kinesiology and is certified in a variety of training methodologies. Gwint works with a variety of clients ranging from working professionals to competitive athletes. He owns Ranchos Fitness and Wellness Center and works with the Clovis Unified School District to develop effective and safe physical education programs.

On Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, October 2-4, 2015, you are cordially invited to the 18th International Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Conference, at the Sheraton Westport Chalet Hotel in St. Louis, MO, USA.  This event is sponsored by ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association, Inc.

Dozens of leading thyroid cancer specialists from around the country will speak and answer questions about thyroid cancer care and research.  The weekend also features speakers and roundtables on skills for coping with thyroid cancer.  This educational and supportive conference is for people at all phases of testing, treatment, and follow-up for thyroid cancer, as well as caregivers, friends, health care professionals, and anyone interested in thyroid cancer. Scholarships to cover the registration fee are available on request.  Walk-in attendees are welcome.

Visit http://www.thyca.org/support/conferences/ for further details and advanced registration information.

Other nearby ThyCa support groups:
  • Modesto, CA (ThyCa Central Valley -- phone/e-mail support)

Return to the Local Support Groups home page.

Nothing discussed at a support group should be considered as a replacement for a doctor's care. We do not give medical advice. We do share support and our own experiences. We are each ultimately responsible for our own care.

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This page was updated on Apr 30, 2015.