R. Michael Tuttle, M.D., Named to Medical Advisory Council of ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association

ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc., is pleased to announce that R. Michael Tuttle, M.D. has become a member of ThyCa’s Medical Advisory Council.

Dr. Tuttle is an endocrinologist at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, New York. He is also Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Cornell School of Medicine.

His presentations at last year’s Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Conference and one of ThyCa’s spring workshops focused on PET scans and other imaging techniques, the use of recombinant TSH (Thyrogen) in the management of thyroid cancer, and clinical trials in medullary thyroid cancer.

Dr. Tuttle is also a frequent presenter at meetings of the American Thyroid Association and other professional organizations.

The members of ThyCa’s Medical Advisory Council are involved in thyroid cancer care and research at medical centers around the country. They are world-recognized experts in the field of thyroid cancer. The medical advisors provide valuable guidance to ThyCa, and support ThyCa’s goals in education, treatment, and research.

ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc., is an all-volunteer nonprofit organization that provides a network of services and resources for thyroid cancer survivors and their families at no charge. Services include support groups, a free low-iodine cookbook, a free newsletter, an award-winning educational web site, free spring workshops, and other educational services and resources.

On October 24-26, 2003, ThyCa’s 6th International Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Conference takes place in Houston, Texas.

For more information about thyroid cancer, ThyCa’s free support services, and the annual conference, visit the web site at www.thyca.org, write PO Box 1545, New York, NY 10159-1545, or e-mail to thyca@thyca.org