TFC News

Welcome to our New Website

We are very excited to announce our new, revitalized website! Look for some new features to help you access information on thyroid disease, news events and, introducing …

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News from the AGM

The Thyroid Foundation of Canada is pleased to announce the 2018-2019 Board of Directors; The Kitchener-Waterloo Area Chapter received a Certificate of Appreciation …

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Find an Endocrinologist

Search the Royal College of Physicians for a doctor in your area. The Directory is a searchable public resource where you’ll find specialists who are Fellows of the Royal College…

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Thyroid® Update

Desiccated Thyroid Supplies
July 11 2018
Thyroid 30 mg 100s available
Thyroid 60 mg 100s available 2018-09
Thyroid 125 mg available

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Online Access to Medical Records

Secure online access to medical records is starting to take place in some areas across Canada. It might be available in your area. The Ottawa Hospital and the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) are providing access through an application called MyChart. In...

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Blood Tests: Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH)

What do you know about TSH testing? TSH testing is used to: Diagnose a thyroid disorder in a person with symptoms Screen newborns for an underactive thyroid Monitor thyroid replacement therapy in people with hypothyroidism Monitor anti-thyroid treatment in...

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Thyroid Events

Help us to Help Others


  • 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
  • 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