Six Physicians To Speak in Stanford, California, June 23, 2012, at Free Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Workshop

Six Stanford physicians will speak on Saturday, June 23, 2012, at the Northern California/Bay Area Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Workshop. The workshop will take place from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at Stanford University Cancer Center, 8785 Blake Wilbur, Stanford, Califoenia, in the 2nd floor Conference Room. This free event is sponsored by the nonprofit ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc. ( and is open to everyone interested in thyroid cancer.

The workshop is a free day of education and support for people at all phases of thyroid cancer testing, treatment, and follow-up. aregivers, friends, and everyone interested are welcomed to come and learn from physician speakers, and to learn and share with other thyroid cancer survivors and families.

Speakers include:

  • Haruko Akatsu, M.D., M.S., Endocrinologist, Stanford University
  • Dimitrios Colvas, M. D., Oncologist, Stanford University
  • Colevas Ava Kamaya, M.D., Radiologist-Ultrasound, Stanford University
  • Aya Erik Mittra M.D., Radiologist-Nuclear Medicine, Stanford University
  • Jeffrey Norton, M.D., Endocrine Surgeon, Stanford University
  • John B. Sunwoo, M.D., F.A.C.S., Head and Neck Surgeon, Stanford University

Program topics include Thyroid Cancer Management, Thyroid Surgery, Nuclear Medicine, 1-131 RAI Treatment and Scanning Techniques,.Ultrasound in Thyroid Cancer Surveillance, Neck Recurrence and Neck Dissection, and Chemotherapy for Thyroid Cancer.

Attendees may come for part or all of the day. Register either online on the form at or else onsite on the day of the workshop. Online registration is encouraged. Visit ThyCa’s web site for updates and further details about the workshop. For more information, e-mail or or call 1-877-588-7904.

ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc. is an international nonprofit 501 (c)(3) organization of thyroid cancer survivors, family members, and health care professionals. For more information e-mail to:; write to: PO Box 1545, New York, NY 10159-1545; call toll-free: 1-877-588-7904; or visit our website.