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ThyCa Northern Virginia Support Group
ThyCa support groups:
||ThyCa Northern Virginia meets the second Saturday of each month
from 10:30 AM to Noon.
Note: The June 8 meeting has been canceled in lieu of the
Mid-Atlantic Survivors Workshop On June 22. There will be support group-like sessions at the workshop.
Virginia Hospital Center
1701 N. George Mason Drive
Arlington, VA 22205-3698
The parking and building entrance is on the west end of the complex at 1715 Medical Office Building.
Park free in the green parking garage.
The building and room entrance is in the Cancer Community Room of the Rose Bente Ostapenko Outpatient Oncology Center.
We will have signs posted on the walls.
Map to Virginia Hospital Center (provided by Mapquest®).
||Sara Brenner 703-801-1680
Bruce Rubin 571-237-7123
Katherine Silkin 202-302-3822
Michele Vaughn 571-216-0013
Special Event: On Saturday, June 22, 2013 you are cordially invited to the Mid-Atlantic
Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Workshop, in Silver Spring, MD. This free event is sponsored by ThyCa: Thyroid
Cancer Survivors' Association. Distinguished physicians will speak
and answer questions about thyroid cancer care and research. This educational and supportive day is for people at all
phases of testing, treatment, and follow-up for thyroid cancer.
For details about the speakers, schedule, and location, and the online registration
form (walk-in attendees also welcome), go to the ThyCa Conferences and Workshops page.
On Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, October 19-21, 2012, you are cordially invited to the 15th International Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Conference, at the Eaglewood Resort & Spa in Itasca, IL, which is about 15 miles from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. 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/conferences.htm for further details and advance 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
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This page was updated on
May 30, 2013 10:12 PM