ThyCa’s Thyroid Cancer Support Group Network Expands to Waterloo, Iowa

On Saturday, April 2, 2005, Waterloo, Iowa, will welcome the newest thyroid cancer support group. The group is free and open to thyroid cancer patients, families, and caregivers. The meeting will begin at 10:30 a.m. and will be held at the Covenant Medical Center.

The free support group will be facilitated by Daria Jerauld and Kelly Kirchoff. They said they are excited about starting a new support group for thyroid cancer patients in Waterloo because its so important to connect and realize we are not alone in this battle.

The Covenant Medical Center is located at 3421 West 9th Street in Waterloo, Iowa 50702. After April 2nd, meetings will be held on the first Saturday of each month from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For more information, contact Daria Jerauld at 319-984-5192 or Kelly Kirchoff at 319-984-5389, or e-mail at

ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc. is a national all-volunteer nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization of thyroid cancer survivors, families, and health care professionals, advised by nationally recognized thyroid cancer specialists and dedicated to support, education, and communication for thyroid cancer survivors, their families, and friends. For more information about ThyCa’s free year-round support services, education, and publications, e-mail to, call toll-free 1-877-588-7904, write to P O Box 1545, New York NY 10159-1545, or visit the ThyCa web site.