Central Pennsylvania’s Thyroid Cancer Support Group To Meet in Harrisburg Starting in February 2005

ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association is pleased to announce that its Central Pennsylvania ThyCa Support Group will begin holding monthly meetings in Harrisburg starting on February 6, 2005.

This free group will meet on the first Sunday of every month from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., at the East Shore Area Library, 4501 Ethel Street, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, behind Colonial Park Mall. The volunteer facilitator is Sylvia Empson and the co-facilitator is Georgy Stevens.

The ThyCa Central Pennsylvania Support Group is part of a national network of thyroid cancer support groups organized by ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc. ThyCa Central Pennsylvania is free and open to all thyroid cancer survivors, their families, friends, and caregivers. For more information about ThyCa Central Pennsylvania, please contact the support group facilitator, Sylvia Empson at 717-657-9793 or the co-facilitator, Georgy Stevens at 717-732-2285 or e-mail Central_PA@thyca.org.

ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc. is a national all-volunteer nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. ThyCa provides thyroid cancer survivors and their families with free year-round services such as person-to-person and e-mail support groups, a free low-iodine cookbook, free newsletters, and other educational resources. ThyCa also sponsors free regional workshops and an annual international conference. ThyCa is dedicated to providing a supportive and educational community for thyroid cancer survivors, their families, and friends.

For more information about ThyCa’s free services and special events, please visit the ThyCa web site, call toll-free at 1-877-588-7904, write PO Box 1545, New York, NY 10159-1545, or e-mail to thyca@thyca.org.