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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

Nominations 2019-2020

The Nominating Committee of the Thyroid Foundation of Canada is accepting Nominations for 2019 – 2020. Nominees are needed for vacant positions and will be presented at the upcoming AGM in June.

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Thyroid Events

  1. Autoimmunity and Thyroid Disease

    Always hot? Cold? Gained Weight?
    Speaker: Dr. Nadira Husein, MD,FRCPC, Endocrinologist

    May 14@7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
  2. International Thyroid Awareness Week

    May 25-31 is International Thyroid Awareness Month!
    This years’ theme is The Many Faces of the Thyroid

    May 25 - May 31
  3. World Thyroid Day

    May 25th is World Thyroid Day!

    May 25

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.