Gary BloomExecutive Director
Gary manages ThyCa’s programs and services, leads the Conference planning, is liaison to ThyCa’s Medical Advisory Council, and represents ThyCa at meetings and events. He co-founded ThyCa with 16 others and was ThyCa’s Founding Board Chair. He has facilitated the ThyCa Washington, DC, Support Group since 1999. With 3 physicians, he co-edited Thyroid Cancer: A Guide for Patients. Gary was diagnosed with papillary thyroid cancer with tall cells in 1995, received numerous treatments, and has participated in clinical trials. He lives in Olney, Maryland, with his wife, Hilary.