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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

TFC 2021 Research Award

TFC 2021 Research Award

The Thyroid Foundation of Canada (TFC) is very excited to announce the winner of the 2021 TFC Research Award. Congratulations to Dr. Ralf Paschke for his research on the Classification of Thyroid Tumours.

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Light a Tree for Thyroid Campaign

Light a Tree for Thyroid Campaign

Thank you for helping to light our Tree with your donations. Your contributions support our Programs, including this website, resource materials on Thyroid Disease, toll-free Help Line …

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Videos on Hypothyroidism

Videos on Hypothyroidism

The Thyroid Foundation of Canada and BGP Pharma ULC (doing business as Mylan), have co-sponsored videos on hypothyroidism to promote public awareness.

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Thyroid Events

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.