ThyCa Sarasota-Manatee, FL Support Group

Meets: ThyCa Sarasota-Manatee, FL has hybrid (in-person and virtual) meetings on the second Saturday of each month at 10:00-11:00 AM Eastern Time.

Note: Before attending a meeting, please email for MONTHLY MEETING UPDATES.  Meetings can be in-person, online, or both, depending on attendance and demand.

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 meets on the second Saturday of each month. You can either come to the meeting or attend via Zoom. Members of our group or others are welcome. For online connection info, please email our group facilitator at If you are attending in person, see the directions below. We look forward to seeing you in person or on Zoom.

Location: Gettle Acura Dealership
Second Floor
4891 Clark Road
Sarasota, FL  34233

Park behind the building, on the east side. Walk back to the building and enter the first door you see (under the overhang). On the right, take the elevator or stairs to the second floor. The meeting room is down the hall on the left. Please bring a note pad, pen, and sweater. Masks are optional.

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 Jul 06, 2023.