We welcome people at all stages of testing, treatment, and follow-up for thyroid cancer, as well as family members and friends. All times are local.
|Every Month||ThyCa Support Groups are located around the United States and in Honduras and Ireland. A complete list of groups, meetings, and contacts is on the 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.|
|Thyroid Awareness Month for all thyroid diseases is an observance created by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists to raise awareness of hypothyroidism, Graves’ disease, thyroid cancer, and more. ThyCa is pleased to support this observance, and to provide the AACE Neck Check cards plus many other free materials for awareness and education about thyroid cancer. For more information, visit the Raise Awareness page or email your request with your complete mailing address to firstname.lastname@example.org.|
|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 are 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.|
|September 24, Plantation, Florida||ThyCa Gator Golf Classic to benefit ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association. This golf scramble will come with a complimentary breakfast & lunch, along with a day of golf, fun, and competition all while raising much needed thyroid cancer research funds for ThyCa. Detailed information is on the Golf Classic home page. If you're unable to play or travel, you can support the cause by donating on the registration page.|
Denver, Colorado and Virtual
|On Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, October 13-15, you are cordially invited to the 26th International Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Conference in Denver, Colorado or virtually. This 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. Scholarships to cover the registration fee are available on request. Walk-in attendees are welcome.
Visit Our Conference Page for further details and registration information.
|October 14, Virtual
11:00 AM-7:30 PM
|Getting organized, health insurance basics, employment, estate planning. Free Conference for cancer patients, caregivers, and health care professionals. Sponsored by the nonprofit Triage Cancer. ThyCa is pleased to partner in this event. Free continuing education units to nurses, social workers, board certified patient advocates, and human resources professionals. Details and registration.|
|October 16, Virtual||Elizabeth Fleagle, PsyD, Assistant Professor and Clinical Health Psychologist in Medical Oncology at UC Denver and Alyssa Cunningham, PsyD, MSCP, HSPP, Assistant Professor Dept of Medicine Medical Oncology at UC Medical Oncology at Highlands Ranch Hospital will discuss "Calming the Anxious Mind." Visit the group page for more information.|
|October 19, Virtual
1:00-2:30 PM Eastern Time
|Getting Ready for Open Enrollment. Free webinar for cancer patients, caregivers, and health care professionals. Sponsored by the nonprofit Triage Cancer. ThyCa is pleased to be a supporting partner to this event. Free continuing education units to nurses, social workers, board certified patient advocates, and human resources professionals. Details and registration.|
|October 27-28, Virtual||The 6th annual Miami Thyroid Oncology Symposium will be held virtually October 27-28. This event is a unique multidisciplinary platform used to discuss the art and science of thyroid oncology, including the latest developments in thyroid nodule work-up, molecular diagnostics, surgical techniques, and RAI. The Miami Cancer Research Center generously extended a complimentary invitation to ThyCa members. You must register in advance. The registration code is MCRC01.|
|November 3, Virtual
1:30-2:30 PM Eastern Time
|Thyroid Cancer: New Trends in Treatment. This webinar hosted by CancerCare Connect® Education Workshop. ThyCa is pleased to partner on this program. For CancerCare information and to register.
Program information (PDF)
|November 9, Virtual
9:00 AM-1:30 PM Eastern Time
|NTRKers Patient Summit which will include four hours of virtual presentations, discussions, and interactions around issues of importance to individuals impacted by TRK fusion cancers. Topic areas will include side effect management, the current state of research, and hope for the future. For more information visit https://ntrkers.org/ or email email@example.com.|
|November 15, Virtual
11:30 AM-1:00 PM Eastern Time
|Cancer Caregivers: Rights & Resources. Free webinar for cancer patients, caregivers, and health care professionals. Sponsored by the nonprofit Triage Cancer. ThyCa is pleased to be a supporting partner to this event. Free continuing education units to nurses, social workers, board certified patient advocates, and human resources professionals. Details and registration.|
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This page was updated on September 27, 2023.