New Wisconsin Thyroid Cancer Support Group Begins Meeting in Appleton

ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc., is pleased to announce the start of a new thyroid cancer support group in Wisconsin.

The free ThyCa Fox Cities Support Group will meet on the second Tuesday of each month from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m., starting Tuesday, March 11, 2008, in the Community Room of Parkside Luxury Apartments, 3101 East Northshore Boulevard, Appleton, Wisconsin.

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.

Tina Higgins and Susan Yokers, the facilitators of the ThyCa Fox Cities, Wisconsin, Group, invite thyroid cancer patients, families, and friends to attend meetings. To find out more about the new group, contact Tina Higgins by phone at 920-687-1555, or Susan Yokers at 920-740-9795, or e-mail to

The thyroid cancer support group, along with more than 60 other ThyCa support groups, has its own web page on the support groups section of the ThyCa web.

Many more free services 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.

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.