ThyCa Cleveland OH Support Group

Meets: ThyCa Cleveland meets the second Saturday of every month from 9:45 to 11:15 a.m. Check in at 9:30.

Note: See Special Events below for information about the guest speaker at our December 9 meeting.

Note: The January 2018 meeting will be on January 20.

Jan 14 Feb 11 Mar 18
Apr 8 May 13 Jun 10
Jul None Aug 12 Sep 9
Oct 14 Nov 11 Dec 9

Jan 20 Feb 10 Mar 10
Apr 14 May 10 Jun 9
Jul 14 Aug 11 Sep 8
Oct 13 Nov 10 Dec 8

Location: Strongsville Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library
18700 Westwood Drive
Strongsville, OH  44136

Directions: Directions to Strongsville Library branch (provided by Mapquest®).

Contacts: Patty Skerl  216-210-3599
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Other Notes:
Special Events: The guest speaker at our December 9 meeting Dr. Joseph Scharpf, otolaryngologist and Director of Head and Neck Endocrine at the Cleveland Clinic, will discuss a variety of patient questions, such as T3, salivary gland issues, post-surgical complications (e.g., voice), and RAI levels and risks. For more information about Dr. Scharpf, visit his website.

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.
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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 Nov 18, 2017.