Indiana’s First Thyroid Cancer Support Group To Begin Meeting in Indianapolis on March 26, 2008, at The Wellness Community

The first thyroid cancer support group in Indiana will hold its first monthly meeting in Indianapolis on Wednesday, March 26, 2008, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., at The Wellness Community, 5150 West 71st Street, Indianapolis, Indiana, announced Sara Brenner, Director of Support Group Development for ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc.

The ThyCa Indianapolis Thyroid Cancer Support Group will meet on the fourth Wednesday evening each month from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Meetings are free and open to people at all phases of testing, treatment, and follow-up for thyroid cancer, as well as their family members and friends.

Michelle Irwin is the volunteer facilitator of the new support group. For more information, e-mail her at or call 317-517-3997 or visit the group’s web page.

Free thyroid cancer support groups are available coast to coast in the United States, and in Costa Rica and Philippines.

ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc. is a national nonprofit 501(c) (3) organization of thyroid cancer survivors, families, and health care professionals, advised by internationally recognized thyroid cancer specialists.

For more information about ThyCa’s free year-round support services, education, publications, and special events, e-mail to, call toll-free 1-877-588-7904, write to PO Box 1545, New York, NY 10159-1545 USA, or visit the ThyCa web site.