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, The Bahamas, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, 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.

2015

 
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.
April 14
Rochester,
New York 
Free group discussion with Otolaryngologist John Ingle, M.D., from the University of Rochester Medical Center. He will discuss how thyroid cancer can affect our voices and throats at the meeting of ThyCa Rochester from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. Details on the group's web page.
April 18
Los Angeles, California 
Free presentation and discussion with Dr. Carole Spencer. Dr. Spencer, MT, PhD, FACB will the guest speaker at the April 18 meeting of ThyCa San Gabriel Valley. Dr. Spencer runs the USC thyroid hematology laboratory and specializes in thyroglobulin (Tg), thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH), and related thyroid blood tests. She is an expert in the field and is a member of ThyCa’s Medical Advisory Council. Details on the group's web page.
April 28
Columbia, Missouri 
Free meeting with an area endocrinologist presented by ThyCa Central Missouri--Columbia from 5:30 to 6:30 pm. 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 March 29, 2015.