Tennessee’s and Midsouth’s First Support Group for Thyroid Cancer Survivors To Begin Meeting

Beginning on Saturday, November 13, 2004, the first support group for thyroid cancer survivors and families in Tennessee and the Midsouth will meet from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Baptist Memorial Hospital, 6019 Walnut Grove Road, Memphis, Tennessee. The ThyCa Midsouth Support Group will meet at 11 a.m. on the second Saturday of each month thereafter.

Organized by ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc., the ThyCa Midsouth support group is free and open to all thyroid cancer survivors, their families, friends, and caregivers. For information about ThyCa Midsouth, contact the support group facilitator, Sheila Becker, by phone at 901-301-2377 or e-mail tomidsouth@thyca.org.

Free support groups for thyroid cancer survivors are organized across the United States by ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc. ThyCa is a national nonprofit, volunteer organization providing person-to-person and e-mail support groups, a free downloadable low-iodine cookbook, a free newsletter, an award-winning educational web site, conferences and workshops, and other resources to thyroid cancer survivors and their families at no charge.

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