Thyroid Cancer Survivors' 7th International Conference

Last Modified: September 10, 2004

Conference Dates: October 22-24, 2004
Conference Location: Hyatt Deerfield Hotel, 1750 Lake Cook Road, Deerfield, IL 60015

Sponsoring Group: ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association, Inc.

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Topics Covered: Thyroid cancer research advances and care, including testing, treatment, short-term follow-up, long-term follow-up. Self-care and coping skills for well-being. Health insurance issues. Physician presentations, Ask a Doctor sessions, workshops on coping skills, survivor

Conference Objectives: Support, Education, and Communication for anyone whose life has been touched by thyroid cancer

Who Should Attend: People at all phases of testing, treatment, and follow-up for all types of thyroid cancer; family members; friends; health care professionals; clergy; others interested in thyroid cancer

Conference Agenda: Registration opens at 8 a.m. each day. Sessions begin at 9:15 a.m. and go to 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 3:30 p.m. on Sunday. Six choices of topics/speakers in different rooms at each time period. More than 60 sessions total, plus early-bird sessions at 8 a.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Registration Information: Register either in advance or onsite at the conference. Registrations accepted in person, by mail, or online to For more information, call or e-mail ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association, Inc.

Conference Fees: $50. Family/Guest $30. Scholarships available; free to anyone who cannot afford the fee.

Continuing Education: No

Miscellany: Call toll free 1-877-588-7904 or e-mail to ThyCa is a national voluntary nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization.