Silicon Valley’s First Support Group for Thyroid Cancer Survivors To Begin Meeting in Redwood City, California

On Saturday, September 13, 2003, Silicon Valley’s first support group for thyroid cancer survivors will hold its first meeting, from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Redwood City, California. (For meeting details, see the ThyCa web site Support Groups section.) ThyCa Silicon Valley will meet on the second Saturday afternoon each month thereafter, with the meetings in October and the following months starting at 3 p.m. and going to 4:30 p.m.

Organized by ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc., the ThyCa Silicon Valley support group is free and open to all thyroid cancer survivors, their families, friends, and caregivers. For information about ThyCa Silicon Valley, contact Gail Schuler by phone at 650-363-0529 or e-mail to

Support groups for thyroid cancer survivors are organized across the United States by ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc. ThyCa is a nonprofit, volunteer organization providing person-to-person and e-mail support groups, a free low-iodine cookbook, a free newsletter, and other educational services and resources to thyroid cancer survivors and their families at no charge. ThyCa’s annual Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Conference takes place on October 24-26, 2003, in Houston, Texas.

For more information about ThyCa’s services, visit the web site at, call toll-free 1-877-588-7904, write PO Box 1545, New York, NY 10159-1545, or e-mail to