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.


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.


August 23
Atlanta, Georgia 
Free Regional Hypoparathyroidism Patient Support Meeting. Postsurgical hypoparathyroidism is a challenging disorder that affects some people with thyroid cancer. This meeting, presented by the National Association for Rare Disorders, will provide an opportunity for you to come together in a small group, and gain the encouragement and hope that comes from meeting face-to-face with other hypoparathyroidism patients and with a hypoparathyroidism expert. ThyCa is cooperating in publicity for this educational and support event.

For more information and links to register, view the flyer.  
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.
September 13
Redondo Beach, California 
Dr. Dennis Maceri will be the guest speaker at the September meeting of the ThyCa South Bay L.A. support group. He is a head and neck surgeon at Keck Medical Center of USC. For details visit the group's web page.
September 20
Orlando, Florida 
Free Thyroid Cancer Patient Education Day with several physician speakers, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Hyatt Regency Orlando, Regency Ballroom T, 9801 International Drive, Orlando, Florida 32819. Hosted by the Endocrine Surgery Committee of the American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery Foundation, in collaboration with ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc. For the program schedule plus more details, read the flyer. Please register on this free online registration form.
October 17-19
Denver, Colorado 
The 17th 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 60 speakers and more than 100 sessions. Sponsored by ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association, Inc. Details to be provided later.
October 18
Denver, Colorado
The 13th Annual Dinner/Auction Fundraiser for Thyroid Cancer Research, in conjunction with the 17th International Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Conference. Sponsored by ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association, Inc.  Details to be provided later.
November 3
Neptune, New Jersey
Free Seminar on The Aging, "Normal Voice", with Peg Sweeny, Speech Therapist, 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 August 13, 2014.