New Thyroid Cancer Support Group forms in Solano County, California

ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc. is pleased to announce the formation of the ThyCa Solano County, California Support Group.

The free support group will meet on the third Saturday of each month from 10:30 a.m. to Noon (except November 2008, when the meeting will take place on Saturday, November 22). The meetings are held at Fire Station #2 in the Community Service Room at 601 Hastings Drive, Benicia, CA 94510.

The group welcomes people at all phases of testing, treatment, and follow-up for thyroid cancer, as well as their family members and friends. Karla Santiago is the group’s volunteer facilitator. For more information about the group, e-mail, call 707-567-4806.

“These free support groups offer wonderful opportunities to share experiences, receive and give support, and learn from others who are coping with thyroid cancer,” said ThyCa’s Support Groups Coordinator Sara Brenner. We thank Karla Santiago for facilitating the new Solano County support group.”

Free thyroid cancer support groups are available in several other areas of California, as well as 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.