ThyCa Sarasota-Manatee, FL Support Group

Meets: ThyCa Sarasota-Manatee, FL meets at on the second Saturday of each month at 10:00-11:00 AM Eastern 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.

ThyCa Sarasota-Manatee is holding virtual meetings using Zoom on the second Saturday of each month at our regular time, 10:00 AM Eastern Time. Members of our group or others are welcome. Please e-mail our group facilitator at for connection info. We will continue to meet online until ThyCa approves a return to in-person meetings. We look forward to seeing you there.

Location: Gettle Acura Dealership
Room 215
4891 Clark Road
Sarasota, FL  34233

Please enter the side door on the east side of the building and take the elevator to the 2nd floor.

Directions: Map to Gettle Acura (provided by Google Maps®).
Contacts: Lisa Torres
Suzanne Vazzana 941-889-7842

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 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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This page was updated on Jan 25, 2022.