ThyCa Jersey Shore University Medical Center Support Group

Neptune, NJ

Meets: ThyCa Jersey Shore University Medical Center meets the first Monday of each even numbered month from 5:00 to 6:00 PM.
See Other: below for list of topics for the meetings.

Jan None Feb 5 Mar None
Apr 2 May None Jun 4
Jul None Aug 6 Sep None
Oct 1 Nov None Dec 3

Location: Medical Staff Board Room, Brennan Lobby
Jersey Shore University Medical Center
1945 Route 33
Neptune, NJ

Directions: Map to Jersey Shore University Medical Center (provided by Mapquest®).

Contacts: Joan Hallman  732-776-4455

Other Notes: Please RSVP for meetings to 1-800-560-9990.
Apr 6 Group discussion with Alexander Shifrin, M.D., Endocrine Surgeon.
Jun 1 Group discussion with Cristina Ciorlian, M.D., Endocrinologist.
Oct 5 Group discussion with Sunil Asnani, M.D., Endocrinologist 
Dec 7 Group discussion with Svetlana Shifrin-Douglas, M.D., Endocrinologist
Special Events: On Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, October 6-8, 2017, you are cordially invited to the 20th International Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Conference, in Linthicum Heights (Baltimore), Maryland, 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 for further details and advanced registration information.
Other nearby ThyCa support groups:
  • Trenton, NJ (ThyCa Central Jersey -- phone/e-mail support)

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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 May 21, 2017.