Latest Conference News – October 23, 2006 – from ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc.

We’re honored to announce that American Thyroid Association’s 2006-2007 President will speak at the 9th International Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Conference this coming weekend in Orlando, Florida.

David S. Cooper, M.D., who also served as Chair of ATA’s Thyroid Nodule and Thyroid Cancer Guidelines Taskforce, will speak and answer questions on Friday, October 27. His topic is “Using the ATA Guidelines and Understanding Levothyroxine Issues.”

Conference speakers also include two past presidents of ATA, Immediate Past President Ernest L. Mazzaferri, M.D., and Carole A. Spencer, Ph.D., F.A.C.B. The program features more than 100 sessions with 23 physicians and 15 other specialists, as well as survivors of all types of thyroid cancer, plus caregivers.

David S. Cooper, M.D. graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine and completed his Internal Medicine residency at Barnes Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine. He completed his Endocrinology Fellowship training at the Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Cooper is currently Director of the Division of Endocrinology at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, and is Professor of Medicine and International Health at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Bloomberg Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. He serves as an Editor-In-Chief for Endocrinology for Up-to-Date, as a Contributing Editor of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), and as the Deputy Editor of the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. Dr. Cooper is the recipient of the ATA 2005 Distinguished Service Award.

For the conference speakers, schedule, and transportation directions, visit

  • Orlando, Florida, October 27-29, 2006—The 9th International Thyroid
    Cancer Survivors’ Conference
  • Register on site at the conference. Walk-in attendees are welcome.
    Scholarships are available on request.
  • Details at