Calendar of Events

We welcome people at all stages of testing, treatment, and follow-up for thyroid cancer, as well as family members and friends.

Ongoing

Every Month ThyCa Support Group Meetings around the United States and in Australia, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, and Philippines. Complete list of groups, meetings, and contacts at Local Support Groups page.
Every Month ThyCa's Free Webinars with Thyroid Cancer Experts, on all types of thyroid cancer. Watch and listen anytime.

2015

 
February 28
Worldwide 
Rare Diseases Day. Coordinated by Eurordis (Rare Diseases Europe; see www.rarediseaseday.org) with US sponsorship by the National Organization for Rare Disorders (www.rarediseases.org). ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association, Inc., is pleased to partner in support of this observance.
March 7
Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
Free presentation about Tirosint by David Burgoon from Akrimax. He will speak at the monthly meeting of ThyCa NW Philadelphia at 10:30 a.m. Tirosint is a T4 (Levothyroxine) supplement in a gelcap formulation used for thryoid hormone replacement therapy. Details on the group's web page.
April 6
Neptune, New Jersey
Free group discussion with endocrine surgeon Alexander Shifrin, M.D., from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the meeting of the ThyCa Jersey Shore University Medical Center Support Group. Details on the group's web page.
June 1
Neptune, New Jersey
Free group discussion with endocrinologist Cristina Ciorlian, M.D., from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the meeting of the ThyCa Jersey Shore University Medical Center Support Group. Details on the group's web page.
June 4-6
Minneapolis, Minnesota 
9th International Conference on Hypoparathyroidism. Sponsored by the Hypoparathyroidism Association (www.hypopara.org). Some people with thyroid cancer have hypoparathyroidism due to loss or damage to parathyroid glands during thyroid surgery.
September
Worldwide 
Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month. Worldwide observance sponsored by ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association, Inc., with many partnering organizations. Community group outreach, workplace displays, Facebook outreach, media outreach, educational events, support group meetings, and more, initiated by volunteers worldwide. For free materials (download or by mail) plus helpful tips on spreading the word, both during this month and throughout the year, visit the Raise Awareness page.  You may also read the Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month press release.
October 2-4
St. Louis, Missouri 
The 18th International Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Conference. You're invited to learn from experts and share experiences with others coping with all types of thyroid cancer. More than 50 speakers and more than 100 sessions. Sponsored by ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association, Inc.
October 3
St. Louis, Missouri
The 14th Annual Dinner/Auction Fundraiser for Thyroid Cancer Research, in conjunction with the 18th International Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Conference. Sponsored by ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association, Inc.  Details to be provided later.
October 5
Neptune, New Jersey
Free group discussion with endocrinologist Sunil Asnani, M.D., from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the meeting of the ThyCa Jersey Shore University Medical Center Support Group. Details on the group's web page.
December 7
Neptune, New Jersey
Free group discussion with endocrinologist Svetlana Shifrin-Douglas, M.D., from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the meeting of the ThyCa Jersey Shore University Medical Center Support Group. Details on the group's web page.

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This page was updated on January 22, 2015.