You're invited to attend the Midwest Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Workshop

Saturday, April 28, 2007
8 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
St. Louis, Missouri
David C. Pratt Cancer Center, St John’s Mercy Cancer Center
615 South New Ballas Road, St. Louis, MO 63123

Medical Professional Speakers and Resource Specialists:

  • James R. Etzkorn, M.D., Endocrinologist, St. Louis, MO. Graduate of St. Louis University Medical School, Fellowship at Harvard Medical School
  • Christopher M. Wolken, D.D.S., Dentist, St. Louis, MO - Dental issues and radioactive iodine
  • Teresa L. Deshields, Ph.D., Psychologist, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Washington University St. Louis Medical School, MO - Social services, coping with cancer, communicating with physicians
  • Mary K. Debenedetti, R.N., B.S.N., Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Coordinator and Nurse Coordinator for Jeffrey F. Moley, M.D., Washington University St. Louis School of Medicine, MO
  • Amy Siesennop, R.N., Pharmaceutical Clinical Trial Coordinator, St. John’s Mercy Medical Center, David C. Pratt Cancer Center, St. Louis, MO
  • Edie Dodson, Genzyme Representative; Lauri Huber, ThyCa Pediatric Thyroid Cancer Support Group Coordinator
  • More speakers being confirmed

Also: Thyrogen Representative


  • Ask the Endocrinologist About Thyroid Cancer Care
  • Thyrogen Update
  • Radioactive Iodine and Dental Issues
  • Medullary Thyroid Cancer
  • Pediatric Thyroid Cancer
  • Coping Skills, Patient-Physician Communications
  • Survivor/Caregiver Support Group Roundtables

Register on site at the workshop. Registration opens at 7 a.m., Roundtables 8 a.m., First speaker at 9 a.m.

For more information, e-mail to or or phone 314-974-5804.

Directions and map on the ThyCa St. Louis Support Group web page.

Visit ThyCa’s web site for further details about the speakers, program, and directions.

Come and hear presentations by physician specialists, and receive answers to your questions. Learn and share with other thyroid cancer survivors and families in roundtables. This educational and supportive day is for people at all stages of testing, treatment, and follow-up for all types of thyroid cancer. We also welcome caregivers, friends, and everyone interested.

Sponsored by

ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc.
An all-volunteer nonprofit 501 (c)(3) organization of thyroid cancer survivors, family members, and health care professionals.
PO Box 1545, New York, NY 10159-1545
Toll-Free: 1-877-588-7904

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