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We are the Face & Voice of Thyroid Patients in Canada

Thyroid disorders are found in 0.8-5% of the population and are 4 to 7 times more common in women.
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Thyroid Disease is a Family Affair

Thyroid disease is hereditary and commonly affects other members in the family, but may show up in another form.
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Thyroid Disease affects all ages, both genders

Thyroid disease may have a significant effect at critical times during the life cycle.
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Awareness · Support · Research

The Thyroid Foundation of Canada has given close to $1,000,000 to research into thyroid disease.

TFC News

Light a Tree for Thyroid

Light a Tree for Thyroid! It’s our 8th Annual Fundraiser. Help us Light up our Tree with a donation. Every $25 puts an ornament on the Tree. Add your name, the name of someone special, or just make a Donation.

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Finding someone to talk to…

We offer help and support to thyroid patients. That’s been one of our goals for many years, probably since the inception of the Thyroid Foundation of Canada. Here’s a website that might help …

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Thyroid Events

  1. November is Thyroid Disease in Children Month

    Do you have thyroid disease? Do you have children?
    If so, be sure to find out all you can about Thyroid diseases in children.

    Nov 1@12:00 am - Nov 30@11:30 pm
  2. Dec 1@12:00 am - Dec 31@11:30 pm

Resource Material

Information on Thyroid Disease

Information on Thyroid Disease

Brochures on various thyroid disorders

Thyrobulletin

Thyrobulletin

Official newsletter of the Thyroid Foundation fo Canada – available to members

Other Reading Material

Other Reading Material

Articles, Fact Sheets and Suggested Reading

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.