ThyCa Ontario meets from 6:30 to 8:30 pm on the 3rd Tuesday of the months shown in the calendar below.
See below for information about our September 20 guest speaker.
|Location:||Boardroom at Rideau Valley Diabetes Service
2479 Parkedale Ave.,
Brockville, Ontario Canada
Map to Rideau Valley Diabetes Service (provided by Google Maps®).
|Contacts:||Judy Fielding 613-342-8331
Lee Ann Irwin (RPN) 613-498-0934
|Other Notes:||This support group is for patients (and/or family members) with thyroid disease or thyroid cancer. The purpose of the group is to provide a venue for support and education; we do not provide medical advice.
|Special Events:||The guest speaker at our September 20 meeting will be Dr. Katrina Ostafichuk, N.D. (Naturopathic Doctor). She will speak about naturopathic medicine and its health benefits.
Dr. Katrina has been in practice for over 11 years, initially in Alberta and for the last 9 years in Eastern Ontario. She has a Bachelor of Science Honours Degree from Queen’s University and graduated from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in 2004 as a Naturopathic Doctor.
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 http://www.thyca.org/support/conferences/ for further details and advanced registration information.
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 Aug 16, 2016.