South Carolina’s First Support Group for Thyroid Cancer Survivors To Begin Meeting

Beginning on Tuesday, August 10, 2004, 2004, South Carolina’s first support group for thyroid cancer survivors will meet from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. Radiational Oncology Conference Center Room, 101 East Wood Street, Spartanburg, S.C. The ThyCa Spartanburg support group will meet at 7 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month thereafter.

Organized by ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc., the ThyCa Spartanburg support group is free and open to all thyroid cancer survivors, their families, friends, and caregivers. For information about ThyCa Spartanburg, contact the support group facilitator, Dr. Donna Smith, by phone at 864-583-6673 or e-mail to

Free 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 7th International Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Conference takes place on October 22-24, 2004, in Chicago, Illinois.

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