ThyCa Ontario Canada

Brockville, Ontario

Meets: ThyCa Ontario meets from 6:30 to 8:30 pm on the 3rd Tuesday of every month except July, August, and December.

Note: ThyCa Ontario will meet on December 16, 2014 because we have a special guest. See Special Events for information about our guest speakers in November and December.  

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Apr May 20 Jun 17
Jul None Aug None Sep 16
Oct 21 Nov 18 Dec 16
Location: Boardroom at Rideau Valley Diabetes Service   
2479 Parkedale Ave.,
Brockville, Ontario Canada

Directions: 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: November 18, our guest speaker will be Leslie Groves, pharmacist from Brockville Rexall. She will discuss taking and storing your medication, different types of thryoid medications, and uses and interactions of supplements (e.g., calcium) with thyroid medications.

December 16, our guest speaker will be Dr. Clara Irobi, an endocrinologist who sees many of the patients in our region on OTN (Telemedicine). She will discuss types of thyroid cancer and other thyroid diseases.


On Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, October 17-19, 2014, you are cordially invited to the 17th International Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Conference, at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel in Denver, CO, 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 advance registration information.

Other nearby ThyCa support groups:

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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 Oct 20, 2014.