Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ 5th Annual Mid-Atlantic Workshop To Be Held in Takoma Park, Maryland

Four Physicians To Speak about Thyroid Cancer Care and Research

On Saturday, May 13, 2006, ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association will offer a FREE one-day workshop for thyroid cancer survivors, their families, caregivers, and friends. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Washington Adventist Hospital, 7600 Carroll Avenue, Takoma Park, Maryland.

The free workshop is being organized by the ThyCa Washington, DC, and ThyCa Northern Virginia Thyroid Cancer Support Groups. Attendees may register on site at the workshop. Parking is free.

Featured speakers include:

  • Kenneth D. Burman, M.D., Director of Endocrinology, Washington Hospital Center, DC; Professor, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Georgetown University Medical School, George Washington University Medical School; Member, ThyCa Medical Advisory Council
  • Bruce J. Davidson, M.D., Otolaryntologist, Georgetown University Medical Center and Washington Hospital Center
  • Jacqueline Jonklass, M.D., Endocrinologist, Georgetown University Medical Center
  • Yolanda C. Oertel, M.D., Cytopathologist; Washington Hospital Center, DC; Member, ThyCa Medical Advisory Council

For further information, e-mail to or or call Cherry Wunderlich at 301-493-8810, or visit

ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc. is a national nonprofit 501(c) (3) organization providing person-to-person support, support groups, a free downloadable low-iodine cookbook, a free online newsletter, awareness materials, and other resources to thyroid cancer survivors, their families, and the public at no charge.

ThyCa also funds thyroid cancer research grants, sponsors Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month in September, and will hold its 9th annual international conference in Orlando, Florida, on October 27-29, 2006.

For more information, visit, write PO Box 1545, New York, NY 10159-1545, call toll-free to 877-588-7904, fax to 630-604-6078, or e-mail to