Links

Links to the following external world wide websites are presented as a convenience to Thyroid Foundation of Canada members and web visitors. The Foundation is not responsible for the information found at these sites.

Links for Thyroid Patients

  • MyThyroid.com
    Daniel Drucker, MD, FRCP(C), FACP has created this excellent web site for thyroid patients. Dr. Drucker is a thyroid specialist at Toronto Hospital.
  • Medifocus Guide to Graves’ Disease
    A resource for the person with Graves’ Disease. Each guide has current and relevant Graves’ Disease research organized into categories for easy reading. Free updates are provided for 1 year. The Medifocus Guide also provides an international Graves’ Disease physician finder.
  • MedHelp International
    Search for non-technical thyroid articles. MedHelp International provides a database of 25,000 files including thyroid-related articles.
  • The Hormone Foundation
    Organization started by the Endocrine Society in 1997. Provides information on thyroid disease and other hormonal-related diseases.
  • Dietitians of Canada
    National professional association for dietitians, representing almost 6000 members at the local, provincial and national levels; one of the largest organizations of dietetic professionals in the world.
  • CANOE: Canadian Online Explorer’s C-Health Site
    CANOE’s up-to-date Canadian health news stories and health reference materials.
  • Thyroid Cancer Canada
    Resources and support for Canadians dealing with thyroid cancer
  • Canadian Cancer Society
    National, community-based organization of volunteers, whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer.
  • Thyroid Cancer Net
    From the Johns Hopkins Thyroid Tumor Center – information and self-help tools

Links for Thyroid Patients – International

English speaking member groups

French speaking groups

Links for Thyroid Patients – Related Conditions

Patients with the following conditions are often screened or tested for thyroid disease.

Links for Physicians and Medical Students

Treatment Guidelines

Clinical Trials and Research

Teaching Modules and Aids

  • Endocrine Pathology Index
    University of Utah – This electronic laboratory includes archived images demonstrating gross and microscopic pathologic findings associated with thyroid disease states

Medical References

Endocrinology Associations

Thyroid Cancer

Links for Health and Community Information

  • Health Canada
    Find reliable, easy-to-understand health and safety information for Canadians and health professionals.
  • Canadian Healthcare Network
    CanadianHealthcareNetwork.ca is the destination for Canadian doctors, pharmacists, nurses and healthcare executives, and the online home of The Medical Post, Pharmacy Practice+, and Canadian Healthcare Manager.
  • HealthyOntario.com
    Health information for residents of Ontario.
  • Canadian Women’s Health Network
    Dedicated to improving the health and lives of girls and women in Canada and the world.
  • Action Without Borders
    Web directory of non-profit resources arranged by geography and issue.

Help us to Help Others

Awareness/Advocacy

  • Public education programs
  • Advocacy for improved thyroid care
  • Annual June is Thyroid Month activities

Patient Support

  • Toll free telephone Help line and email access for thyroid patients
  • Thyroid Health Guides and other educational material
  • Thyrobulletin newsletter
  • Thyroid.ca site with the latest news

Thyroid Research

  • Annual Research Awards program provides funding for projects carried out in Canadian thyroid laboratories.
  • Annual Light a Tree campaign to raise funds