ThyCa Northern Virginia Support Group

Arlington, VA

Meets: ThyCa Northern Virginia meets the second Saturday of each month from 10:30 AM to Noon.

Note: The May and October meetings have been canceled because of a local Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Workshop and the annual ThyCa conference, respectively. (See below for details.)

Jan 14 Feb 11 Mar 11
Apr 8 May Canceled Jun 10
Jul 8 Aug 12 Sep 9
Oct Canceled Nov 11 Dec 9

Location: Virginia Hospital Center
1701 N. George Mason Drive
Arlington, VA 22205-3698

Directions: The parking and building entrance is on the west end of the complex at 1715 Medical Office Building. Park 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®).

Contacts: Sara Brenner 703-801-1680
Michele Vaughn 571-216-0013
Debra Yarcho  703-801-1103

Other Notes:
Special Events: On May 13, 2017, come to a Free Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Workshop with physician speakers plus roundtables. 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM at Holy Cross Hospital, 1500 Forest Glen Road, Silver Spring, MD. This workshop is hosted by ThyCa Silver Springs, MDDetails are available on the flyer.
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.

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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 Apr 17, 2017.