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FREE Public Health Forum – All are welcome
Saturday , October 6, 2018
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Marriott Marquis Washington, DC
901 Massachusetts Ave NW – Tulip Room, Mezzanine Level
Washington, DC 20001 | Phone: 844-203-5027

Sponsored by the ATA Alliance members: American Thyroid Association, Bite Me Cancer, Graves' Disease & Thyroid Foundation, Light of Life Foundation, Thyca: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association, Thyroid Cancer Alliance, Thyroid Cancer Canada and Thyroid Federation International

Please come if you have questions, symptoms, or concerns about a thyroid problem. We invite anyone who has had an overactive or underactive thyroid, thyroiditis, a thyroid nodule, thyroid cancer, or a family history of thyroid problems or related disorders, including rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile diabetes, or pernicious anemia. Free educational materials will be available for all.
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September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month Join us for a Twitter Chat on Wednesday, Sept. 26th from 8-9pm ET #ThyCAM2018

Participate in an upcoming live Tweet Chat planned for this Wednesday, September 26th from 8-9pm ET. The chat will be a collaborative effort between the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons (AAES), the American Thyroid Association (ATA) and the Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association (ThyCA).

Join us on Twitter as we explore the following topics that affect thyroid cancer patients:

  1. Tips and tricks for getting through radioactive iodine
  2. What's it like a year after treatment for thyroid cancer?
  3. Long-term concerns and challenges after treatment for thyroid cancer
  4. What is one thing you would tell someone newly diagnosed with thyroid cancer?

Follow and use #AAESChat and #ATAThyroidChat during the tweet chat, and also use #THYCAM2018 (the general hashtag for Thyroid Cancer Awareness month). Tweet and re-tweet often.

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During the month of September, the ATA will support the important effort of raising awareness for our patients and families who are affected by Thyroid Cancer. Please visit and share the online ATA brochures on Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer and Medullary Thyroid Cancer. Your help to spread the word about reliable ATA patient resources keeps our work in motion and keeps our mission strong! Thank you for sharing our resources and supporting our efforts to provide parents and families impacted by thyroid disease with accurate and informative brochures during such an important time of life.

Through your generous support and donations, research takes the lead and hope is on the horizon. Will you join us in our campaign to raise $1.5 million for thyroid research, prevention, and treatment? Find out More....

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