Five Physicians To Speak on Saturday, June 5, 2004, at New England Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Workshop in Worcester, Massachusetts

On Saturday, June 5, 2004, thyroid cancer survivors and their families are invited to attend a one-day workshop from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at UMass Medical Center, University Campus, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655. Sponsor is ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc.

This educational and supportive day is FREE and open to people at all stages of testing and treatment for all types of thyroid cancer, as well as their families, friends, and caregivers.

Physician presenters are Alan Farwell, M.D., Endocrinologist, Staff
Physician, UMass Memorial Heath Center, and Faculty, University of
Massachusetts Medical School; James Warshaw, M.D, Endocrinologist,
Private Practice, Taunton, MA, and Courtesy Staff Physician, Rhode Island Hospital; Charles Emerson, M.D., Endocrinologist; Anne Larkin, M.D., Thyroid Surgeon; and Giles Whalen, M.D., Thyroid Surgeon.

The physicians will speak and answer questions about all phases of thyroid cancer care, as well as research advances related to thyroid cancer diagnosis, treatment, and long-term follow-up. This day will also include additional speakers and survivor and caregiver roundtables.

ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc. is a voluntary nonprofit, 501(c) (3) organization providing support services, resources, and publications, free of charge, to thyroid cancer survivors and their families.

For more information about the free workshop and the other free support services and annual conference provided by ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, call 401-826-0189 or toll-free 1-877-588-7904, e-mail to, or visit the web site.