ThyCa Long Island, NY Support Group

Manhasset, NY

Meets: ThyCa Long Island meets the second Sunday of each month from 1:00 to 3:00 PM.  Please call to confirm meetings, especially if you drive a long distance.

Note: See below for information about the guest speaker at our July 10 meeting. 

Jan 10 Feb None Mar 13
Apr 10 May None Jun 12
Jul 10 Aug 14 Sep 11
Oct 9 Nov 13 Dec 11

Location: North Shore University Hospital
Tower Pavilion, first floor, TCR #3 next to Rust Auditorium
300 Community Drive
Manhasset, NY
Directions: Map to North Shore University Hospital (provided by Mapquest®).

Take Exit 33 on the Long Island Expressway.
If coming from the East, make a right on to Community Drive.
If coming from the West, make a left on to Community Drive

You may park in the parking garage (1-2 hours: $6, more than 2 hours: $8), or drive up the hill, go past the employee parking entry and the helipad to the FREE Ambulatory lot.

Contacts: Abby Melendez 516-608-5113

Other Notes:
Special Events: The guest speaker at our July 10 meeting will be Dr. Marina Charitou. Dr. Charitou is an endocrinologist in East Setauket, New York, and is affiliated with Stony Brook University Hospital. She received her medical degree from NYU School of Medicine. Dr. Charitou is a full-time faculty member at Stony Brook, where she treats patients and is involved with medical education and leading-edge research.

On Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, October 21-23, 2016, you are cordially invited to the 19th International Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Conference, at the LAX Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, CA, 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:
  • Neptune, NJ (ThyCa Jersey Shore University Medical Center)
  • 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 09, 2016.