Fifth Annual Thyroid Cancer Survivors New England Workshop To Be Held in Boston

On Saturday, April 22, 2006, ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association will offer a FREE one-day workshop for thyroid cancer survivors, their families, caregivers, and friends. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the O’Keefe Auditorium at Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, Massachusetts.

The free workshop is being organized by the ThyCa Boston Thyroid Cancer Support Group in cooperation with the Massachusetts General Hospital. Attendees may register on site at the workshop.

Featured speakers include:

  • William C. Faquin, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School and Pathologist at Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Stephanie L. Lee, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Endocrinology at Boston University, Director of Endocrine Clinics at Boston Medical Center, and Member of ThyCa’s Medical Advisory Council
  • Elizabeth N. Pearce, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine and Endocrinologist at Boston Medical Center
  • Gregory W. Randolph, M.D., Associate Professor of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Harvard Medical School; Director, General Otolaryngology Service, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary; and Director, Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgical Service, Endocrine Surgical Service, Massachusetts General Hospital

For further workshop information, e-mail to, call Ric Blake at 603-434-4932, or visit

ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc. is a national nonprofit 501(c) (3) organization providing person-to-person support, support groups, a free downloadable low-iodine cookbook, a free online newsletter, awareness materials, and other resources to thyroid cancer survivors, their families, and the public at no charge. ThyCa also funds thyroid cancer research grants, sponsors Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month in September, and will hold its 9th annual international conference in Orlando, Florida, on October 27-29, 2006.

For more information, visit, write PO Box 1545, New York, NY 10159-1545, call toll-free to 877-588-7904, fax to 630-604-6078, or e-mail to