Thyroid Cancer Organizations

Thyroid and Thyroid Cancer Organizations

ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc.
Provides free handbooks on the different types of thyroid cancer, a low-iodine diet cookbook, and free information packets, local and virtual support groups, a comprehensive website with extensive information available to download. Supports thyroid cancer research grants and an annual conference featuring leaders in thyroid cancer care.
 http://www.thyca.org

American Thyroid Association
“Transforming thyroid care through clinical excellence, education, scientific discovery and advocacy in a collaborative community.”
Information, education, publications, guidelines and research.
https://www.thyroid.org

American Association of Endocrine Surgeons
“The AAES is committed to providing surgical expertise in diseases of the thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal glands as well as in neuroendocrine tumors of the pancreas and GI tract.”
https://www.endocrinesurgery.org

NIH – National Cancer Institute
https://www.cancer.gov
Publications – links to PDQ’s, Fact Sheets and Dictionaries
https://www.cancer.gov/publications

CancerCare
https://www.cancercare.org
Help to deal with the “other” effects of cancer from PAWS to webinars and more.
https://www.cancercare.org/diagnosis/thyroid_cancer

American Cancer Society
https://www.cancer.org
“Boots on the ground” resources vary by state and local chapters
https://www.cancer.org/about-us/local/