Peter Capell, M.D., To Speak about Thyroid Cancer Care at ThyCa Seattle Meeting in June

Peter Capell, M.D., Endocrinologist, Chair of the Endocrinology Department at the University of Washington in Seattle, will speak and answer questions about thyroid cancer management on Saturday, June 18, 2005, from 10 am to 11:30 am at the monthly meeting of the ThyCa Seattle Thyroid Cancer Support Group.

The free program takes place at the Cancer Lifeline, 6522 Fremont Avenue North, Seattle, Washington. The meeting is open to people at all phases of testing, treatment, and follow-up for thyroid cancer, as well as their families and friends.

Sponsor is ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc. For more information, contact Roselle Kovitz, the Seattle thyroid cancer support group facilitator, by e-mail at

Free services and resources for thyroid cancer survivors are organized by ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc. ThyCa is a national nonprofit, volunteer organization providing person-to-person and e-mail support groups, a free downloadable low-iodine cookbook, a free newsletter, thyroid cancer awareness materials, and other educational services and resources to thyroid cancer survivors, their families, and the public at no charge. ThyCa also sponsors Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month in September and will hold its annual international conference in Denver, Colorado, on October 21-23, 2005.

For more information, visit the ThyCa web site, write PO Box 1545, New York, NY 10159-1545, or e-mail