Baltimore Thyroid Cancer Support Group To Present Guest Speaker on “How Physical Therapy Can Facilitate Your Recovery” on Saturday, February 9, 2008

Cheryl Ambroza, M.P.T., M.S., Certified MDT, Physical Therapist, will be the featured speaker at the ThyCa Baltimore, Maryland Thyroid Cancer Support Group meeting on Saturday, February 9, 2008, from 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon at the Cancer Institute at Sinai Hospital, 2402 West Belvedere Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland.

She will speak and answer questions on “How Physical Therapy Can Facilitate Your Recovery.”

The meeting is free and open to everyone interested in thyroid cancer, meeting other thyroid cancer survivors and caregivers, and the potential role of physical therapy.

Cheryl Ambroza is a physical therapist at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Baltimore. She received her Master of Physical Therapy degree in 1998 from Old Dominion University. She is certified through the Academy of Lymphatic Studies to perform complete decongestive therapy on patients with lymphedema. Her clinical experience also focuses on outpatient orthopedics related to therapy of the spine and extremities.She has published articles providing clinical guidance to others on such topics as tennis elbow, taping techniques and radiating neck pain.

For meeting details and directions, contact Vanda White, the Baltimore group’s facilitator, at or visit the group’s web page.

Free thyroid cancer support groups are available coast to coast in the United States, and in Costa Rica and Philippines.

ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc. is a national nonprofit 501(c) (3) organization of thyroid cancer survivors, families, and health care professionals, advised by internationally recognized thyroid cancer specialists.

For more information about ThyCa’s free year-round support services, education, publications, and special events, e-mail to, call toll-free 1-877-588-7904, write to PO Box 1545, New York, NY 10159-1545 USA, or visit the ThyCa web site.