ThyCa South Bay L.A. Support Group

Redondo Beach, CA

Meets: The ThyCa South Bay L.A., CA Support Group Meets the first Saturday of each month from 10:00 AM to Noon Pacific Time.

ThyCa remains cautious due to the evolving COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation. We do expect some support group meeting sites to begin opening for in-person meetings. We realize not all locations will open for the foreseeable future. As such, ThyCa will continue to hold virtual meetings. We encourage all support group members to be careful and stay safe.

Please take care of yourself. We suggest that you follow the precautions recommended by your local health agencies and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. https://www.cdc.gov/

ThyCa South Bay L.A. holds our FREE virtual meetings on the Zoom platform, at our regular time, 10:00 am to noon Pacific Time. Members of our group or others are welcome. You will need the meeting ID and password to join us, please e-mail our group facilitators at southbay-ca@thyca.org instructions on how to join us. We look forward to seeing you there.

Location: Cancer Support Community -- Room A
109 W. Torrance Blvd.
Redondo Beach, CA 90277

Directions: The Cancer Support Community (Building 109) is located on the roof of the Redondo Beach Pier parking structure at the end of Torrance Blvd.

Map to Cancer Support Community (Provided by Google Maps®)

  1. From the 405 heading south, exit Inglewood Ave. and turn right,
       or
    From the 405 heading north, exit Inglewood Ave. and turn left.
  2. Drive south about 3 miles to 190th St., then turn right. (There is a signal at the intersection. The right lane is a right-turn-only lane.)
  3. Take 190th St. over a big hill down to Pacific Coast Highway, then turn left. (You need to be in the farthest left turn lane; This is a HUGE intersection at the bottom of the hill.)
  4. Drive a mile on Pacific Coast Highway to Torrance Blvd., which is a major intersection several blocks past a McDonalds. Turn right on Torrance Blvd.
  5. Follow Torrance Blvd. past the next signal (Catalina Ave.), but don't continue to where the street ends at the Redondo Beach Pier.
  6. Turn right into the second driveway past Catalina Ave. (The first drive way is to a residential complex.) Do not drive into the underground parking garage.
  7. Continue up the ramp on the right.
  8. Park in the lot at the top of the ramp that is immediately to the right. You can park anywhere in the structure if you continue beyond the top of the ramp, but you will see the Cancer Support Community building if you park to the right at the top of the ramp.
  9. Before you pay for parking, go to the Cancer Support Community to get the discount code.
     
Contacts: Jeff Hall
Candy Crimin  310-493-2041
e-mail: southbay-ca@thyca.org

Please check your spam folder for an email if you don't hear from us.

Special Events: On Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, October 22-24, 2021, you are cordially invited to the 24th International Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Virtual Conference. This free event is sponsored by ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association, Inc.

Dozens of leading thyroid cancer specialists from around the country will speak and answer questions about thyroid cancer care and research.  The weekend also features speakers and roundtables on skills for coping with thyroid cancer.  This educational and supportive conference is for people at all phases of testing, treatment, and follow-up for thyroid cancer, as well as caregivers, friends, health care professionals, and anyone interested in thyroid cancer.

Visit https://thycaconference.vfairs.com to register for the conference and for additional information as it becomes available.

Other nearby ThyCa support groups:

Return to the Local Support Groups home page.

Nothing discussed at a support group should be considered as a replacement for a doctor's care. We do not give medical advice. We do share support and our own experiences. We are each ultimately responsible for our own care.

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If the above link does not work for you, please send updates to sgweb@thyca.org. Include the name of your group.

This page was updated on Sep 15, 2021.