Support Groups

Our support groups are free and open to any and all survivors and their families and friends. In these groups, people share thyroid cancer information, their experiences with their thyroid cancer, and insights on how they are coping with thyroid cancer, and support.
  • Special Interest Support Groups
    A list of groups dedicated to a special topic. These groups all meet virtually, instead of in-person. NOTE: If you don't receive a reply from a ThyCa facilitator, check your SPAM folder. If you still don't see a response, please email us at or call the Toll-free number, 877-588-7904.

  • Support Groups
    This is a list of all our support groups, and has links to each group’s web page with contact and meeting details. Groups meet in communities around the United States, and in other countries, plus support by telephone and email. NOTE: If you don't receive a reply from a ThyCa facilitator, check your SPAM folder. If you still don't see a response, please email us at or call the Toll-free number, 877-588-7904.
  • ThyCa-Inspire Online Support Community
    12 discussion groups, plus personal profile pages and journals
  • Email Support Groups
    7 email groups for different thyroid cancer types and situations
  • The Person-to-Person Network
    One-to-one support, matched by diagnosis
Special Interest Support Groups

We are excited to announce that ThyCa now has special virtual interest support groups that meet regularly via Zoom or other online discussion tools. These groups are free and open to anyone affected by a situation related to the special interest. These groups may also provide support by phone and email. Click the group link below for more details.

Group Name
Anaplastic Support Group
Caregivers Support Group
International Support Group
LID and RAI Support Group
MTC Support Group
Pediatric Support Group
Poorly Differentiated Support Group
RAI Resistant Support Group
Teens Support Group
Young Adult Support Group

Support Groups

You're welcome to participate in any support group meetings, even if you don't live near where that group normally meets. Attend whenever you are available and when you need support.

Click here for a printable list of all groups that hold virtual meetings sorted by when they meet. Note that sometimes groups change their schedules for a given month because of holidays, etc. Therefore, you should check the group's web page each month to confirm a given meeting.

All groups are listed below with one of the following codes to identify how they provide support.

L  Live in-person meetings 
V  Virtual meetings (Zoom, etc.)
H  Hybrid meetings held in-person with virtual coverage
P  Phone and/or email support only  

If you are interested in starting a support group in your area, please contact the ThyCa Support Group Coordinator at Or you can do either of the following:

View our interactive Google® maps showing all ThyCa support groups:

US State index: A  B  C  D  F  G  H  I  K  M  N  O  P  S  T  V  W
International Index: Greece Honduras Ireland

Please note: Our web site and free support services are for education and support. They are not for commercial use. You are welcome to contact ThyCa to learn more about thyroid cancer and to participate in our support groups and events. Please do not use ThyCa's email address links to send solicitations or marketing messages for businesses or fundraisers.

ThyCa Support Groups - State Email List

Note: Some groups do not hold regular meetings, but provide phone and/or email support. Their web pages also list other nearby groups, if any.

City or Region
Alabama P  Columbus, GA 
P  Mobile 
P  Opelika 
Arizona P  Phoenix Metro Area
V  Tucson
California P  Benicia -- ThyCa Solano County
 Foster City -- ThyCa Silicon Valley
P  Los Angeles -- ThyCa North LA County
V  Mountain View --ThyCa South Silicon Valley
V  Newport Beach -- ThyCa Orange County
V  Redondo Beach -- ThyCa South Bay
L  Sacramento -- ThyCa Sacramento Valley
P  San Diego
V  Santa Cruz
Colorado L  Colorado Springs
V  Denver
P  Glenwood Springs -- ThyCa Western Slopes
Connecticut P  Stratford -- ThyCa Southern Connecticut
P  Waterbury
Dist. of Columbia V  Washington -- ThyCa Silver Spring, MD
Florida  Hollywood -- ThyCa S. Broward County
V  Jacksonville
P  Melbourne -- ThyCa Space Coast South
P  Miami -- Spanish and English
P  Orlando
H  Sarasota-Manatee
V  Tampa
V  South Florida -- ThyCa Tri-counties
Georgia V  Atlanta
P  Columbus
P  Opelika, AL
Greece L  Athens
Honduras V  Tegucigalpa
Idaho P  Hayden -- Northern Idaho & Spokane
Illinois V  Chicago
Indiana P  Evansville 
Iowa P  Cedar Rapids Corridor
Ireland P  Dublin -- ThyCa Ireland
Kansas P  Coffeyville -- ThyCa Southeast Kansas
P  Kansas City, MO -- ThyCa KANMO
P  North Kansas City, MO
Kentucky P  Lexington
P  Pikeville
Maine P  Falmouth 
P  Scarborough
Maryland V  Baltimore
V  Silver Spring -- Washington, DC
Massachusetts V  Boston
Michigan P  Ann Arbor -- ThyCa SE Michigan
V  Troy
Mississippi P  Tupelo
Missouri P  Kansas City -- ThyCa KANMO
P  North Kansas City
V  St. Louis
Nebraska P  Lincoln
New Jersey P  Trenton -- ThyCa Central Jersey
L  Vineland -- ThyCa Southern Jersey
V  Wood-Ridge -- ThyCa Bergen County 
New York Albany
 Bronx -- email only
P  Syracuse
V  Manhasset -- ThyCa Long Island
V  Manhattan
P  Rochester -- email only
P  Troy -- ThyCa Otsego County
North Carolina P  Greensboro -- ThyCa Piedmont, email only
V  Raleigh
Ohio P  Canton
V  Cleveland
P  Columbus
H  Toledo
Oklahoma P  Oklahoma City
P  Tulsa
Oregon P  Bend
P  Portland
Tri-Cities, WA -- phone/e-mail support
Pennsylvania H  Bethlehem -- ThyCa Greater Lehigh Valley
V  NW Philadelphia -- ThyCa NW Philly
P  Pittsburgh 
V  Southampton -- ThyCa Bucks County
South Carolina P  Myrtle Beach
Tennessee P  Memphis -- email only
P  Nashville
Texas P  Amarillo
V  Dallas
Vermont P  Northern Vermont
Virginia P  Arlington -- ThyCa Northern Virginia
P  Williamsburg
Washington P  Hayden, ID -- Northern Idaho & Spokane
V  Seattle
V  Vancouver
Wisconsin V  Madison


US State index: A  B  C  D  F  G  H  I  K  M  N  O  P  S  T  V  W
International Index: Greece Honduras Ireland 

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This page was updated on July 17, 2024

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