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. All times are local.

Ongoing

Every Month ThyCa Support Group Meetings around the United States and in The Bahamas, Canada, Costa Rica, Greece, Honduras, Kenya, The Philippines, and United Kingdom. Complete list of groups, meetings, and contacts at Local Support Groups page.
Every Month ThyCa's Free Webinars and Videos with Thyroid Cancer Experts, on all types of thyroid cancer. Watch and listen anytime.
Every Month Rally for Research: Year-Round Activities, Special Events, and News about ThyCa’s Thyroid Cancer Research Grants and more.
Every January
Worldwide 
Thyroid Awareness Month for all thyroid diseases is an observance created by by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists to raise awareness of hypothyroidism, Graves’ disease, thyroid cancer, and more. ThyCa is pleased to support this observance, and to provide the AACE Neck Check cards plus many other free materials for awareness and education about thyroid cancer. For more information, visit the Raise Awareness page or e-mail your request with your complete mailing address to thyca@thyca.org.
Every 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.
2018  
September 22
Reno, Nevada
Cancer Survivorship Conference on Health Insurance, Employment, Legal, and Financial Issues related to Cancer. Sponsored by the nonprofit Triage Cancer. http://triagecancer.org/conferences. ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc., is pleased to be a Community Partner of this event.
October 15
Denver, Colorado
The guest speaker at the free meeting of ThyCa Denver is Bev McLoughlin, MA--Thyroid Neoplasm Patient Coordinator at University of Colorado Multi-Disciplinary Group Practice. Details on the group's web page.
October 19-21
Chicago, Illinois
(Oak Lawn)
The 21st International Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Conference. You're invited to learn from numerous leading 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. The conference hotel is the Hilton Chicago / Oak Lawn Hotel, 9333 South Cicero Avenue, Oak Lawn, IL. 60453. As more information becomes available, it will be posted on the ThyCa Conferences page.
October 20
Chicago, Illinois
(Oak Lawn)
The 17th Annual Dinner/Auction Fundraiser for Thyroid Cancer Research, in conjunction with the 21st International Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Conference. Sponsored by ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association, Inc..
October 27
Lewiston, Maine
Cancer Survivorship Conference on Health Insurance, Employment, Legal, and Financial Issues related to Cancer. Sponsored by the nonprofit Triage Cancer. http://triagecancer.org/conferences. ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc., is pleased to be a Community Partner of this event.
November 12
Denver, Colorado
The guest speaker at the free meeting of ThyCa Denver is Carlin Callaway, DNP, RN, ACNP-BC, ACNS-BC, AOCNP--Advanced Practice Provider at Medical Oncology Survivorship and CARE Clinics. Details on the group's web page.

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This page was updated on September 18, 2018.