ThyCa Expands 2011 Research Grant Program, Makes 3rd Grant Available

In 2011, for the ninth year in a row, ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc. will award new grants for thyroid cancer research, open to researchers worldwide. Thanks to the generosity of all of our donors, ThyCa’s grants program is being expanded, and up to three new research projects will be funded in 2011 based on the decision of the selection committee. Each grant will be for 2 years. The ThyCa Research grants are open to all researchers and institutions worldwide.

An independent expert panel of the American Thyroid Association (ATA) will select the grant recipients. The Call for Proposals and eligibility requirements are available on the ATA web site ( The deadline for submission of a proposal summary to the ATA is January 31, 2011.

Past ThyCa research grants have been awarded to researchers in 11 medical centers in France, Germany, Switzerland, and the United States.

More information about ThyCa Research Funds and the annual Rally for Research, is available at

ThyCa invites everyone to join us in our quest to find cures for all thyroid cancer.