California’s Newest Thyroid Cancer Support Group Begins Meeting in San Luis Obispo on November 18, 2007

ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc. is pleased to announce the ThyCa Central Coast California Support Group, which will meet on the third Sunday afternoon of each month from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. beginning Sunday, November 18, 2007. The meetings are held at the Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center Auditorium, 1010 Murray Avenue, San Luis Obispo, California.

Meetings are free and open to people at all phases of testing, treatment, and follow-up for thyroid cancer, as well as their family members and friends.

Jill Fitzgerald is the group’s volunteer facilitator. For more information, e-mail or visit the group’s web page.

“Meeting other thyroid cancer survivors in person offers a wonderful opportunity to share experiences and receive and give support,” said ThyCa’s Support Groups Coordinator Sara Brenner. “We thank Jill Fitzgerald for starting the group for California’s Central Coast area.”

Free thyroid cancer support groups are available in several other areas of California, as well as 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.