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.

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

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.”

NIH – National Cancer Institute
Publications – links to PDQ’s, Fact Sheets and Dictionaries

Help to deal with the “other” effects of cancer from PAWS to webinars and more.

American Cancer Society
“Boots on the ground” resources vary by state and local chapters

Butterfly Thyroid Cancer Trust
UK based support and education for thyroid cancer patients.

European Thyroid Association
“The ETA is a scientific organization which aims to promote clinical and basic research and raise the standards of understanding and clinical practice in thyroid disease.”

British Thyroid Association
“The British Thyroid Association is committed to promoting research and interest in the field of thyroidology and to the enhancement of clinical care to patients with thyroid disorders.”