Idaho’s First Support Group for Thyroid Cancer Survivors To Begin Meeting

On Saturday, February 21 and Saturday, March 20, 2004, Idaho’s first support group for thyroid cancer survivors will meet from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the Idaho Falls Cancer Center, 3245 Channing Way, Idaho Falls, Idaho (at the corner of Sunnyside Road). The ThyCa Southeastern Idaho thyroid cancer support group will meet at 10:30 a.m. on the third Saturday morning each month thereafter.

Organized by ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc., the ThyCa Southeastern Idaho support group is free and open to all thyroid cancer survivors, their families, friends, and caregivers. For information about ThyCa Southeastern Idaho, contact the support group facilitator, Alyssa Dodd, by phone at 208-589-4756 or e-mail to

Free support groups for thyroid cancer survivors are organized across the United States by ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc. ThyCa is a nonprofit, volunteer organization providing person-to-person and e-mail support groups, a free low-iodine cookbook, a free newsletter, and other educational services and resources to thyroid cancer survivors and their families at no charge. ThyCa’s 7th International Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Conference takes place on October 22-24, 2004, in Chicago, Illinois.

For more information about ThyCa’s free services, visit the web site, call toll-free 1-877-588-7904, write PO Box 1545, New York, NY 10159-1545, or e-mail to