Free Mid-Atlantic Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Workshop To Be Held Saturday, May 22, 2010, in Baltimore, Maryland

On Saturday, May 22, 2010, thyroid cancer survivors, caregivers, and friends are invited to the 9th Annual Mid-Atlantic Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Workshop.

The free one-day workshop is sponsored by ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc., a national nonprofit organization that provides information and support to people with thyroid cancer, and its local affiliates.

This educational and supportive event takes place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at St. Joseph Medical Center, 7601 Osler Drive, Towson, Maryland, near Baltimore.

Speakers include:

  • Henry G. Fein, M.D., Endocrinologist, Sinai Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland
  • Erin A. Felger, M.D., Surgeon, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC
  • Heather A. Jacene, M.D., Nuclear Medicine Physician, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland
  • Errol Rushovich, M.D., Endocrinologist, Center for Bone Health & Division of Endocrinology, Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland
  • Leonard Wartofsky, M.D., Endocrinologist, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC
  • Additional specialists include: 

    Gail Gaspar, M.A., Professional Life and Leadership Coach, iDecide Coaching

  • Katherine Satterfield, L.P.C., Licensed Professional Counselor and Life Coach

The workshop welcomes people at all phases of testing, treatment, and follow-up for thyroid cancer, as well as family members, friends, health care professionals, community group staff and volunteers, and everyone interested in learning from experts about thyroid cancer.

This event is free. You are invited to come for all or part of the day. Register either online at or onsite at the workshop. The web site will add the day’s program schedule and further details.

For more information, e-mail to or or phone 301-493-8810.

The ThyCa Baltimore Support Group, ThyCa Washington, DC, Support Group, and the ThyCa Northern Virginia Support Groups are the organizers and hosts of the event. Visit ThyCa’s web site for more details about the program, free online registration, and the national nonprofit ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc.