Vermont’s First Support Group for Thyroid Cancer Survivors To Begin Meeting

Vermont’s first support group for thyroid cancer survivors will meet on the second Saturday each month from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the Northwestern Medical Center, Conference Room 2, 133 Fairfield Street, St. Albans, Vermont.

The group will hold its first meeting Saturday, April 12, 2003. The facilitator is Scott Careau of St. Albans.

Organized by ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc., the ThyCa Northern Vermont support group is free and open to all thyroid cancer survivors and their families and friends.

The free support group welcomes people at all stages of testing, treatment, and follow-up for thyroid cancer. For more information, contact Scott Careau by phone at 802-527-9868 or by e-mail at

Support groups for thyroid cancer survivors are organized across the United States by ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc. The ThyCa web site lists all the support group meeting dates and locations. ThyCa is a nonprofit, volunteer organization providing person-to-person and e-mail support groups, a free low-iodine cookbook, a free newsletter, and other educational services and resources to thyroid cancer survivors and their families at no charge.

For more information about ThyCa’s free support services and annual conference, visit the web site, call toll-free 1-877-588-7904, write PO Box 1545, New York, NY 10159-1545, or e-mail