Nevadas Second Thyroid Cancer Support Group Begins Meeting in Reno

ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc., is pleased to announce the formation of Nevada’s second thyroid cancer support group.

The free ThyCa Reno Support Group will meet on the second Tuesday of each month from noon to 1:30 pm starting on Tuesday, March 10, 2009, in the Institute for Cancer Conference Room, 1155 Mill Street, Reno, Nevada.

The monthly 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.

Marta Brown and Marion Hammond, the facilitators of the ThyCa Reno, Nevada, Thyroid Cancer Support Group, invite thyroid cancer patients, families, and friends to attend meetings. To find out more about the new group, contact Marta Brown by phone at 775-677-9710 or 775-815-0739 or Marion Hammond at 775-560-3185, or e-mail to

This new thyroid cancer support group has its own web page on the support groups section of the ThyCa web, on this page: More than 70 other ThyCa support groups, including a group in Las Vegas, Nevada, are also available in communities coast to coast in the United States, as well as in Costa Rica and the Philippines.

Many more free support services and educational resources are also sponsored by ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc., a national nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization of thyroid cancer survivors, families, and health care professionals, advised by internationally recognized thyroid cancer specialists. ThyCa also sponsors thyroid cancer research fundraising and research grants.

For more information about ThyCa’s free year-round support services, education, publications, and awareness materials, as well as regional workshops and the annual International Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Conference, 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.